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Edinburgh Festival, the

     
Edinburgh Festival, the also Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama
an event that takes place in Edinburgh, Scotland, every year for three weeks in the summer, when there are many performances of plays and music, and other forms of entertainment. Some of these performances are given by famous people or groups, but there are also many others which are given by less well-known people, including university students, and these events are known as the Edinburgh Fringe.

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