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Just 3 days to go – to an explosion of high-energy music and dazzling costumes from over 800 performers. The Edinburgh Samba School, Chinese Dragon and Lion, Beltane Fire Society, Barefeet Theatre, Pulse of the Place and the first ever performance from the new Edinburgh Carnival Bloco. It all kicks off at 1.30pm from the top of the Mound and runs to 4pm in

Edinburgh Festival Carnival Announced
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One of the UK's top violinsts, Christian Garrick, joins Rose Room in a brand new collaboration, specially for EJBF2018. Garrick is a professor of jazz and non-classical violin at three of London’s major music conservatoires.

Christian Garrick joins Rose Room's concert
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From the Cape townships to Edinburgh The Jazz & Blues Festival are delighted to welcome a young band that fizzes with South African joy.

South African Township Jazz
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The Silk Road brings leading performers from China to present a spectacular Festive show of dance, drama, circus, and music, supported by outstanding performers from the Chinese community in Scotland. Tkaing place on Monday 16th July at 6pm (until 7.15pm) at Assembly Hall.   Admission is FREE - SOLD OUT

The Chinese Festival Cultural Show
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On 14 July the Grassmarket will yet again become home to the biggest party in the Capital with multiple stages, non-stop entertainment and a host of bands. In its 40th Anniversary Year, the Mardi Gras is a truly intercontinental affair with bands from South Africa, USA and Europe, an Australian singer as well as the cream of local talent. New Orleans is the birthplace

Mardi Gras Programme Announced
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More than ever Scotland can boast a monstrously talented constellation of star young players who have emerged on the jazz scene in the last couple of years.

10 Young Jazz Musicians to Watch
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As well as host of great concerts from a panoply of promising newcomers; music legends who have marked the Festival’s history; as well has a host of famous names making their Edinburgh debut, the Festival also looks back over its history. Memorabilia and rare historical artefacts from the last 40 years of the Festival will be on display at the The Music Library, with

Exhibition Marks 40 Years
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July 2021

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