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Featuring articles about international work.  To read the feature, click on the image or hyperlink below. 


Artists Taking the Lead for London 2012

Artists across the UK are being asked to submit their ideas for an exciting new artist-led public art project to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games...read more

 Company dancer Donatella with Hoops; Photo: Douglas McBride

Creative legacy from London 2012 in Scotland

Four diverse and unique programmes to bring learning, culture and sport together, and engage with thousands of artists and volunteers will celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games and 2014 Commonwealth Games as part of the Legacy Trust UK’s Scottish Project...read more


Scots invasion Dublin up

Scottish Dancers and musicians will be showcasing their work at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2008 and at the Hard Working Class Heroes music festival respectively.

 Mischief La Bas’ Painful Creatures; Photo: Guyan Porter

Cultural Olympiad kicks off  

Cultural Olympiad kicks off on September 26-28.

 Jan Allan; Photo: Mats Backer; Courtesy: Johan Scherwin

Jazz from Sweden

a profile of the festival featuring Swedish and Scottish jazz musicians, taking place in venues across Scotland from 8 February to 19 March 2007.

Malinky; Photo: Archie MacFarlane; Courtesty: Steve Byrne

North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance

Malinky showcase at the Folk Alliance in Memphis, Tennessee in February 2007.

 Blazin' Fiddles; Photo: Louis De Carlo; Courtesy: Blazin' Fiddles

Scotland at APAP

a profile of the Scottish presence at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters showcase in New York in January 2007.

Scottish Ensemble; Photo: John Paul

St Magnus Festival

Orkney's annual music festival takes place in June

Blues legend, John Hammond; Photo: Kendall Messick; Courtesy: Paul Babin

Big Big Country

Glasgow's annual festival of Americana takes place during May.

Ba Cissoko and band; Photo: Youri Lenquette; Courtesy: Francois Gautreau

Ba Cissoko

Profiling the Guinean musician as he and his band tour Scotland in May

Aberdeen Jazz Festival with Tina May; Courtesy: Jazz Aberdeen

Aberdeen Jazz Festival 2006

A profile of the third annual festival of jazz in Scotland's northeast city which features local, national, and international musicians.

Carved Stone by Hideo Furatu: Photo: Zvonko Cracrun

Hideo Furuta - public art in Creetown 

An innovative redesign of Adamson Square in Creetown, Dumfries and Galloway, by internationally renowned artist Hideo Furuta is now underway.

Pile of books; Photo: Rebecca Moyce

StAnza - Scotland's international poetry festival 2006

Torsten Lauschmann's Cold Water Quartet, Photo: Torsten Lauschmann

 Torsten Lauschmann

Born in Germany and now Glasgow-based, artist Torsten Lauschmann's work has evolved beyond straight photography and film-work over the past decade.

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World Book Day 2006

Marked in over 30 countries last year, the aim is to encourage children to discover the enjoyment of books and reading by providing them with a book of their own. 

Lucky Luke; Photo: Neale Smith; Courtesy: Ian Murray

SXSW 2006

A profile of one of the largest international music industry networking and showcasing events in the world.

Dance Ihayami dancers Priya and Indira; Photo: Sandra Robson


Focusing on this old and celebrated religious classical dance from South India.

Meminissee Necklace, By Alison Macleod; Photo: Shannon Tofts

Alison Macleod

Looking at crafts jeweller Alison Macleod who recently showed her work at the New York International Gift Fair.

Coccoon Merav Israel and dancer; Photo: Merav Israel

Transit Station Edinburgh
40 international artists gather together in this multi artform exhibition event

Tara Hodgson in Sweet Monster; Photo: Brian Hartley

BDE 2006
UK's biggest International Dance Showcasing event, which this year includes a presentation from four Scottish Companies and artists.

Untitled by Janice McNab; Courtesy: doggerfisher

Art Fairs

Scottish artists showing at arts fairs at home and abroad. 

Intercity Edinburgh image; Photo: Dimitri Milopulos

Intercity Festival 2005

One of Italy and Europe’s most important annual festivals.

Biffy Clyro, image courtesy of 1556 management

South by South West 2005

A profile of the South by Southwest music convention in Texas, and the success of the Scottish bands who performed.

EGYT in a circle; Photo: David Taylor

Theatre in the Netherlands

A cultural exchange initiative aiming to promote Scottish arts.

Traditional boat built by Ian Best - Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

An annual two-week celebration of the cultural traditions that have contributed to America's artistic melting pot.

Austin skyline at night; Photo: Evan Henderson

South by South West 2004

Supporting Scottish bands to attend this huge international music event held in Austin, Texas

Vulture, Bronx Zoo. Courtesy: Mandy McIntosh

New York residency 2004

Featuring Mandy MacIntosh.  

*Legacy Trust
*Cultural Olympiad
*Dublin up
*Smithsonian Folklife Festival
*London 2012
*International Round-up
* Transit Station Edinburgh
* BDE 2006
* Intercity Edinburgh 2005
* South by Southwest 2005
* Theatre in the Netherlands
* Smithsonian Folklife Festival
* South by Southwest 2004
* New York residency 2004
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