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TRACS Picks for TradFest 2016

The TradFest programme is full of fantastic events to tickle your traditional tastes. For those unsure where to start, here’s a few picks from some of the TRACS team on events that are at the top of their to-do lists.

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Uncovering Treasure Troves of Scottish Tradition

TradFest 2016 is an Edinburgh-wide celebration of culture, with events taking place all over the city.

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Folk Film Gathering at TradFest 2016 – The World’s First Festival of Folk Cinema

Now entering its second year, Edinburgh’s Folk Film Gathering – the world’s first festival of folk cinema – is a celebration of the myriad ways in which world cinema has engaged with folk culture at different points in space and time.

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Six questions with... Ewan McLennan & Sky Smeed

Two singer-songwriters from opposite ends of the Atlantic come together for a double bill at this year’s TradFest.

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Six questions with... Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son

Famously referred to as “Mississippi Sheiks meet Doctor Seuss as curated by HG Wells”, Canada-based Sheesham and Lotus & ‘Son have created a sonic and visual presentation of old time high stepping music which is completely unique.

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