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Sunday 16th July - The Mound, Princes Street, Princes Street Gardens. 

Free admission, thanks to City of Edinburgh Council 

2.30pm: Parade from The Mound to the West End of Princes Street 
3.30pm-5pm: Performances in Princes Street, Princes Street Gardens 

(Check back for final schedule in July) 

Over 800 Carnival Performers! See the full lineup including timings and zones here!

Music, dance, costumes, circus acrobats, puppetry from all over the world! 

KalentuRa (Netherlands), Edinburgh Samba School, Enjoy Street Theatre (Italy), Beltane Fire Society, 3 Points (Spain), Edinburgh Chinese Community Festival Group, D’Art (Netherlands), Anansi, Pep’s Circus (France), Pulse of the Place, Messy Jam (England), Samba Resille (France), Artscape (South Africa), Circus Alba, Brass Aye, Think Circus & Hoop Addicts, Edinburgh Chinese Art and Culture Community and many more. 

Carnival host at Ross Bandstand: Forth One's Mark Martin!

Chinese Carnival Show

Monday 17th July, Rose Theatre, 5.30pm (6.30pm)

Edinburgh Chinese Art and Culture Community will present a spectacular free admission show in conjunction with the Carnival featuring the many high quality performers coming to the Festival from Beijing Feng Tai District. There will be nearly 100 performers on show for a colourful presentation of Dance, circus, music, and Peking Opera. Click HERE to reserve your free ticket now! 

Take Part in the Carnival 

Participate in the Carnival parade by wearing a costume or being a steward and have one of the most exhilarating experiences. 

For more details call 0131 467 5200 / e-mail: Anna on 

Supported by City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Chinese Art and Culture Community. Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Fengtai District People's Government of Beijing Municipality.


July 2018

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