Edinburgh - The Festival City, The Capital of Scotland!
Edinburgh is the world’s leading Festival city. The scale, impact and sheer creative force of Edinburgh’s summer festivals alone literally transform Edinburgh into the Cultural Capital of the World.
Edinburgh’s year round Festivals ensure that the city’s inhabitants and visitors enjoy an unrivalled range of culture and entertainment; with music, theatre, dance, spectacle, science, film and visual art.
Rolling hills and the Old Town’s UNESCO world heritage site create the dramatic backdrop to this unique range of events. The combination of these two elements has proven irresistible to audiences of all ages.
Edinburgh takes pride in its festivals. Their quality, quantity and rich diversity are essential to the city’s vibrancy and creativity. They allow this capital city to reflect the wealth of Scottish culture as well as celebrate the world’s cultural riches; attracting artists and audiences from around the world.
The city boasts a comprehensive calendar of annual festivals and associated events. The Festivals and the rich cultural life they generate are a major factor in making Edinburgh one of the most attractive places in the UK to live, visit, study and work.