Edinburgh International Festival



Photos: "King Lear", Photo by Dirk Bleicker; "Siryah" (The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble) Photo by Uma Dhanwatey; and "Windup Bird Chronicle", Photo by Tom Kinkaid.
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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland UK
Festival Contact Information

Edinburgh International Festival
The Hub
Castle Hill
Edinburgh EH1 2NE
Scotland UK
Phone: (44) 131-473-2020
Fax: (44) 131-473-2002
Email: eif@eif.co.uk

Festival Description

The Edinburgh International Festival offers three weeks of the very best opera, theatre, music and dance. Founded in 1947, it is now recognised as one of the most important celebrations of the arts in the world. The founders of the Festival believed that the Festival programmes should be of the highest possible artistic standard presented by the best artists in the world, that the Festival should enliven and enrich the cultural life of Europe, Britain and Scotland and that it should provide a period of flowering of the human spirit.

Festival Dates August 8 - 31, 2014
Festival Links http://www.eif.co.uk

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