- Edinburgh Festival
a festival of music and drama that has been held in Edinburgh for three weeks every summer since 1947. The shows and concerts include hundreds that are not part of the official Festival. These are known as the Edinburgh Fringe, and are now considered as important as the Festival itself because of the many new and exciting ideas they contain.
* * *International festival of the arts, with an emphasis on music and drama.Founded in 1947 by Rudolf Bing, it is held for three weeks each summer. Its theatrical offerings include plays by major international theatrical companies; plays premiered at the festival include T.S. Eliot's The Cocktail Party (1949) and Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker (1954). The adjunct Edinburgh Fringe attracts amateur theatre groups and has launched works such as Beyond the Fringe (1960) and Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1966). Musically, the Festival offers concerts, recitals, and operas by international companies, orchestras, and soloists.
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