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    The Stage Is Set

    The first shows have been announced as part of the 2022 Edinburgh International Festival

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    Message from the Skies returns

    The innovative cross-artform collaboration from Edinburgh’s Hogmanay brings a new installation to the city's historic Trinity Apse

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    Lights, Camera, Action

    Film Festival will return to August for its 75th anniversary year

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    New Partnership Around YA Book Prize

    The Edinburgh International Book Festival and The Bookseller today announced a new partnership around the YA Book Prize

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    21 Photos from '21

    We take a look back at the festival year 2021, through some of our favourite photos

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    Scotland’s Year of Stories

    Our festivals have been identified as a central part of Scotland’s Year of Stories which will see a nationwide programme of events

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    Journeys Home

    This short film pays tribute to the hope, love, and optimism that people feel when celebrating Hogmanay with those that matter the most

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    Edinburgh's Hogmanay Cancelled For 2021

    Following the change in Government guidance and restrictions, we regrettably confirms the cancellation of Edinburgh's Hogmanay programme

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    Nollaig shona dhuit

    A message from Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

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    Connecting in a changed world

    We caught up with our Festival Directors to hear about programming their events in 2021 and their thoughts on the future

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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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