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TradFest Edinburgh · Dún Éideann
26 April - 6 May 2018

Scottish International Storytelling Festival
19 - 31 October 2018

Rooted in the Past.
Radiating in the Present.
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Scottish International Storytelling Festival
Fri 19 - Tue 31 October 2018

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A celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions and cultural diversity, with Scottish and international storytellers and musicians.

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TradFest Edinburgh • Dùn Èideann
Thu 26 April – Sun 6 May 2018

Celebrate traditional culture live!
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Rooted in the Past. Resonating in the Present.
A vibrant multi-arts programme showcasing traditional music, dance and storytelling at a feast of folk culture in Scotland's Capital.

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Storytelling CentreImage of the outside of the Scottish Storytelling Centre

A lively arts venue located in the heart of Edinburgh showcasing traditional arts.

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The National Network for Scotland's Trad Arts

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Image of at Storyteller. Credit Solen Collet


“The story is told eye to eye, mind to mind, heart to heart.”

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Image for Traditional Music. Credit Ros Gasson

Traditional Music

'music with all kinds of beauty, expressiveness, meaning, and, above all, potential.' John McGrath

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Image of Scottish Country Dancing in the Storytelling Court.

Traditional Dance

Do you know the difference between Ceilidh, Cape Breton Step Dancing, Scottish Country Dancing and Highland Dancing?

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