THE Edinburgh Festival's "once- in-a-lifetime" programme for this year will boost tourism by acting as a decisive draw for visitors already attending London's Olympics, it has been claimed.
THE Edinburgh Festival's \"once- in-a-lifetime\" programme for this year will boost tourism by acting as a decisive draw for visitors already attending London's Olympics, it has been claimed.
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Phil Miller Arts Correspondent
The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) will feature three huge theatrical productions at the Royal Highland Centre in Ingliston, four new operas from Scottish Opera, the first appearance by the Mariinsky Ballet, the first festival performance by Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti and new work by leading composer James MacMillan.
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