Welcome to the Edinburgh International Festival

Each summer people visit Edinburgh from every corner of the globe and enjoy three exhilarating weeks of the very best in international opera, music, drama and dance.

Festival 2010 was an explosion of colour with performers from the Americas and the Pacific rubbing shoulders with artists from Spain, Holland, Germany, Russia and the UK, creating a delicious melting pot of entertainment.

Visiting Edinburgh

Edinburgh during the Festival is one of the most special places on earth. Scotland's inspiring capital city transforms into the most exciting cultural destinations. Find out more about getting here, where to stay and what else is going on in our wonderful city.

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Edinburgh International Festival Society is a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in Scotland (SC024766)
with its registered office at The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE. Registered Charity No SC004694