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Edinburgh’s Festivals back for 2016

10 Jun 2016

Two of Edinburgh's most famous festivals have unveiled their programme of events set to take place this August.

Mobo Awards to return to Glasgow in 2016

31 May 2016

An awards ceremony which honours urban music will return to Glasgow for the fourth time this November.

Edinburgh University graduates sell start up to Facebook

31 May 2016

Two Indian graduates who studied at the University of Edinburgh have sold their company to Facebook.

Edinburgh Film Fest programme launched

25 May 2016

The line-up for the 70th Annual Edinburgh International Festival has been announced today (Wednesday 25 May).

New air link brings Dundee to the world

24 May 2016

A new air link has launched between Dundee and Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, marking a new era for visitors to Scotland.

Edinburgh International Festival reveals stellar line up for 2016

8 Apr 2016

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival has been revealed with appearances from a diverse range of comedy, musical and dance acts.

Edinburgh lights up for Beltane

30 Mar 2016

Hundreds of performers and revellers from around the world will come together this April to celebrate the Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill in Edinburgh.

Sam Heughan announced as Grand Marshal for New York Tartan parade

16 Feb 2016

Scottish actor Sam Heughan has been announced as the Grand Marshal for this year’s New York Tartan Day Parade.

Paisley Pattern brings India and Scotland together for fashion show

15 Feb 2016

An exchange between India and Scotland has been celebrated with a fashion show showcasing different designs of the famous Paisley Pattern.

VisitScotland brings #ScotSpirit to life in new campaign

11 Feb 2016

VisitScotland has launched a global campaign which has been designed to show people around the world the unique spirit of Scotland.

Edinburgh International Science Festival back for 2016

10 Feb 2016

Building Better Worlds has been announced as the central theme for this year’s Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Happy Chinese New Year!

4 Feb 2016

Happy Chinese New Year from everyone in Scotland!

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry gets global tour

7 Jan 2016

A project which honours Scottish heritage, culture and its people is getting worldwide exposure thanks to a global tour.

VisitScotland launches Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

25 Nov 2015

VisitScotland has officially launched the year of Innovation, Architecture and Design taking place in 2016.

Top Scottish design talent chosen for Hong Kong Showcase

18 Nov 2015

Five designers have been selected to take part in Scotland’s first ever textile and fashion showcase in Hong Kong.