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    The Uniquely Scottish Charm of Edinburgh's Festivals

    Some people often wonder whether the Festivals could just as easily take place anywhere, not realising that they are rooted in Scotland

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    Relive A Summer Of Music

    The Edinburgh International Festival and Linn Records continue their digital partnership with the release of the first of five recordings

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    Presenting the Scottish Jazz Weekend

    Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival present the Scottish Jazz Weekend, with the cream of Scottish jazz performing live and online

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    After School Science

    A new digital programme of short videos perfect for primary school aged children that explore fun science questions

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    Citizen Winter Warmer

    Book Festival announce events taking place live and in-person during November as part of Book Week Scotland

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    Edinburgh's Hogmanay Is Back For 2021

    Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is back to celebrate the end of 2021 and the new year with an unforgettable experience for Edinburgh and beyond

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    Tattoo Promises Performance in a New Light

    The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has unveiled a bold and exciting new brand proposition as it prepares to return bigger and better

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    Taking Action On Climate Change

    A new publication outlines how the festivals are accelerating their own response to climate change

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    The 2021 Storytelling Festival In Ten Steps

    The 2021 Scottish International Storytelling Festival promises an eclectic mix of online events and small-scale face-to-face events

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    Festivals As Laboratories

    The Festivals are at the centre of the city's data ambitions and are currently involved with ground-breaking cultural data projects

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    A Toast To The People

    During August 2021 the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh International Book Festival partnered in a new spoken word series

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    Storytellers Get Ready

    Our next festival is the Scottish International Storytelling Festival [15-31 October] and here are some reasons why you should check it out

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