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TradFest

Tradition goes live in Edinburgh, with an annual spring showcase of arts and culture across Scotland’s capital.

TradFest Edinburgh | Dùn Èideann
Thu 26 Apr – Sun 6 May 2018

Rooted in the Past. Resonating in the Present.
Experience Scotland Live, through a seasonal feast of music, storytelling, dance, craft, film and folk drama.

Encounter living traditions and local cultures in a host of venues, indoors and outdoors, across the capital city and the Lothians.

TradFest marks the start of Scotland’s summer with Beltane and May Day celebrations, and a wave of young and rising talent inspired by tradition.
Encounter the heritage of Scotland in its most engaging form – Scotland’s folk arts.

VIEW 2017 PROGRAMME

'Smothered in the warmth of a country steeped in tradition. Many cultures are woven together with a power of threads drawn from a vibrant and colourful past. Thank You Scotland!'
(2016 Audience Member)

'a finger on the national pulse.' (fRoots)

'an extraordinarily full and varied 12 days and nights.' (Living Tradition)

 

 

Tradfest 2018

Thu 26 April - Sun 6 May 2018

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