It’s a not-so-warm 15 degrees. The traffic is at a chaotic standstill in the muted sunshine. The streets are throbbing with energy, and eight festivals rub shoulders, exchange ideas, and explore new connections with artists.
Edinburgh at the height of its summer festival season?
As part of our cross-festival ambitions to celebrate and maximise the opportunities around the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, I’m delighted to let you know that the Edinburgh International Festival has just announced that Speed of Light, being created by public art organisation NVA, is confirmed as being funded by Legacy Trust UK, an independent charity set up to create a cultural legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games across the UK.