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TradFest 2018: Q&A with Nic Gareiss - Music from an imaginary place!

The 29th of April is International Dance Day and we had the pleasure to speak to Nic Gareiss, percussive dancer and musician of the Swedish-Irish-Canadian quartet This is How we Fly!

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Mara Menzies at Guid Crack

Guid Crack Returns to Waverley Bar

Edinburgh’s Guid Crack Storytelling sessions began at the Waverley in the late eighties. That was when the Scottish International Storytelling Festival was also starting up, and there was a need for a spot where local talent could develop and shine.

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Wee Folk Tales Illustrated

Kristín Linnet from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures spoke to artist Annalisa Salis about her forthcoming exhibition Storie di terra at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.  

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TradFest 2018: Passing It On! Experience & Celebrate Tradition with a Contemporary Spin – Grounded in Scotland’s Heritage

In its fifth edition, TradFest Edinburgh • Dùn Èideann returns as Edinburgh's only multi-arts festival dedicated to traditional folk arts, showcasing culture, live.

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Soundhouse Org Traverse Theatre session_Credit Douglas Robertson

Event Proposals Open for TradFest 2018

TradFest Edinburgh · Dùn Èideann is a vibrant celebration of folk arts in Edinburgh, now in its 5th year, celebrating music, song, storytelling, dance, folk drama, arts and crafts, literature, architecture, language and film in Scotland’s capital.

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