One of the most anticipated events on the calendar is the Edinburgh International Festival. This is an annual event which starts at the beginning of August and lasts about three weeks, normally ending at the start of September.

A programme including opera, dance, classical music and theatre is organised for the event and performances are held in The Hub, which is Edinburgh’s Festival Centre and the Royal Lyceum Theatre.

Included in the Edinburgh Festival Programme is the Film Festival, the Book Festival, the Military Tattoo and the Fringe Festival.

Edinburgh International Festival Calendar

Edinburgh Festival 2014: 8-31 August
Edinburgh Festival 2015 TBC
Edinburgh Festival 2016 TBC
Edinburgh Festival 2017 TBC
Edinburgh Festival 2018 TBC

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