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The Edinburgh International Festival will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when the first Edinburgh Festival was introduced aga

The Standard Life Opening Event marks the start of the 70th Edinburgh International Festival with an epic, light and sound show, projected on city buildings.

The Edinburgh International Festival has raked in £4.2 million in income from ticket sales for the first time since it was launched in 1947.

The Fringe and the Edinburgh International Festival are already in full swing and veterans of thrifty festivaling will have already been busy seeing shows and filling up diaries.

Lack of money should be no obstacle to partaking of the cultural feeding frenzy in Edinburgh in August. Each year there is an array of events and free shows on the Fringe or at other Edinburgh Festivals.

The first day sales for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), that runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August 2016, are set to top £490,000, a record first day’s in

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take

31 December, 2015: New Year celebrations began in Samoa, spreading slowly from east to west across the globe to Auckland, SydNYE, Bangkok, Moscow, Paris ....and then the UK.

After almost half a century of standing proud on the East Lothian coast, the twin chimneys of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station, just outside Edinburgh, will bite the dust.