Video - Storytelling Festival's Donald Smith

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As Edinburgh's Festivals celebrate the 70th anniversary of the festival city, we thought it would be great to hear from the people who put these incredible events together - the festival directors and producers. 

In our latest video, here's Donald Smith, Director of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival (21-31 October 2017) telling us all about the Festival, why festivals are important, and what it's like to work with the other festivals. can innovate, you can present new work alongside fresh interpretations of old work, and also you can combine things in interesting patterns that surprise, hopefully awake new perceptions, and delight...

In early 2017 we launched a range of videos featuring the directors and producers of Edinburgh's major festivals. These include:

Science Festival | Military Tattoo | Jazz & Blues Festival | Art Festival | Storytelling Festival | International Festival | Fringe | Children's Festival | Book Festival | Film Festival | Edinburgh's Hogmanay

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival runs from 21-31 October 2017. More information about the Festival

Throughout 2017, we are celebrating the 70th anniversary of Edinburgh's Festivals. Find out more about the 70th anniversary

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