The World Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Festival Contact Information

The World Festival office
St. George’s West Church
58 Shandwick Place
Edinburgh, EH2 4RT
Scotland UK
Phone: +44 07761 716 929
Ticket sales: +44 0844 477 1000

Festival Description

An international festival celebrating dance, drama, and music from around the world. The festival takes place at Edinburgh's award winning venue — St. George's West.

Festival Dates August 6 - 31, 2009
Festival Links

Festival Events:

Performances 2009:
  • Mercy Madonna Of Malawi
  • Ranganika, Island of Dance (Sri Lanka)
  • Creole Choir Of Cuba
  • A Town Called Addis (Ethiopia)
  • Capoeira Knights: Boys From Brazil
  • Samba Sene And Diwan (Senegal)
  • The Church of Salsa: Latin Club Night
  • Fanti Acrobats (Ghana)
Full program of events 2009:
  • Program


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Practical Info:

  • St. George’s West
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    St. George’s West is Edinburgh’s award winning venue for international performance arts.


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