Edinburgh's Festivals

Relating to the Festivals in Edinburgh.

The Cavalcade was a free event held at the Edinburgh Festival for almost thirty years. It would see performers from all the Edinburgh Festivals roll through Princes Street in the city centre in an annual procession at the beginning of August.

Edinburgh is planning to host an "unforgettable" Evening Celebration with live music and entertainment for the arrival of the London 2012 Torch Relay to the Scottish capital next Summer.

The first ever Edinburgh Festivals Open Breakfast Debate is being held on Saturday 15 August looking at ways in which Edinburgh can enhance its reputation as the "world's leading Festival City".

The Scottish Government has announced a £2 million
injection into Edinburgh's Festivals over the coming financial

Edinburgh's Festivals will receive a larger tranche of expo funding this year as the city works to solidify its place as, according to Minister for Culture Michael Russell, "the pre-eminent festival capital of the world."

Fast moving Seats for Festival
of Politics 2008

The Edinburgh Festivals' Cavalcade, the annual parade down Princes Street of all the festivals, took place yesterday afternoon, Sunday 3rd August, and, although the weather threatened to make ther event as wet as it was last year, the rain managed to hold off to allow a large audience to watch in relative comfort.

The Festival of Spirituality and Peace is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to nurturing a practical vision for peace.