The latest news from Edinburgh's Festivals, plus articles and features to help you get more out of the Festival City.

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    Blogger Emily Luxton takes over (...for a day)

    We welcome award-winning blogger, Emily Luxton to the festival city, and give her the keys to our social media!

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    Download our Festivals map to get your bearings this summer

    If you're heading to Edinburgh for the summer festivals, or already here, our 2015 Festivals map is THE essential guide to getting about.

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    Edinburgh's Hogmanay - 2015 Street Party now on sale!

    Tickets are now on sale for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2015, with organisers promising a party to top even last year's completely sold out events

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    10 Edinburgh Spots You Won't Want To Miss This August

    Here are our top ten tips on how to make use of Edinburgh's August festivals to explore the Scottish capital.

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    Festivals in any weather!

    Come rain, shine, hail, wind, or snow (potentially all in the same day) Edinburgh's Festivals can make light of just about any conditions...

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    Packed programme as Mela turns 21!

    Details announced for the 21st Edinburgh Mela, with a spectacular weekend of some of the very best in world music, dance, food and fashion

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    Film Festival awards announced as audiences soar

    Edinburgh International Film Festival has announced strong audience figures for the recently ended festival, and revealed its award winners

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    Jazz Festival sends musicians to find new blues talent

    Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival has released a short film showing how two Scottish blues stars went looking for American talent

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    Youngsters win for their (fire)works of art!

    Edinburgh International Festival has announced the three winners of its schools competition to design posters for the Virgin Money Fireworks

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    Book Festival to take children to other worlds!

    The Edinburgh International Book Festival has launched its Children's Programme for August 2015, aiming to open young eyes to the unfamiliar

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    Jazz & Blues Festival - one month to go!

    With only a month left until the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2015, we take a look at what's to come in July for music lovers

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    Book Festival 2015 - Around the World in 18 Days

    Edinburgh International Book Festival has revealed its full programme for August 2015, with a focus on how humanity flows around the world

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