The Edinburgh International Festival

Theme: culture, music, festivals

1. Think about the following before watching the video:
  • How many music or arts festivals do you know?
  • Which ones are held in your native country place?

2. Check your understanding of the following notions before watching the video:
  • A fringe festival;
  • An artiste;
  • A springboard (to fame);
  • Pageantry;
  • The Military Tattoo;
  • To pull in (to draw) talents and crowds.