The 2013 Edinburgh International Festival has now been and gone. Join us again next year for another unforgettable three weeks of the very best in international opera, music, theatre and dance.


Festival 2013 explores the relationship between artists and their contemporary innovations, materials and technologies in a rich and diverse way taking in early examples from around 500 years ago right through to the modern day in all artforms both classical and contemporary, chamber and large scale. Don't delay, start planning your Festival and make sure you've booked your seats for one of the greatest arts festivals in the world.



A glimpse of the experience our audiences get at the Festival!
The world renowned amateur chorus
We love our audiences and artists - they are at the heart of the EIF!
Audiences tell us what they thought about Michael Gambon in Eh Joe.
Audience reaction to Don Quichotte du Trocadéro.
Audience reaction to First Love, starring Peter Egan
Discover how video projections were made for this incredible event.
Audience reaction to L.A. Dance Project's UK debut.
Watch the highlights of Festival 2013
L.A. Dance Project

The Festival 2013 brochure

Browse the 2013 Festival brochure.


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Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
Find out more about the world's largest annual fireworks concert!



Official Festival 2013 Merchandise

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