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Thank you to all of the International Festival Supporters


Edinburgh City Council 

   Creative Scotland logo  

Project Grants

Scottish Government's Expo Fund logo 


Event Scotland logo


European Regional Development Fund logo

City of Edinburgh, 70 years of Festival City logo

British Council logo

Principal Supporters

Dunard Fund
Léan Scully EIF Fund

James and Morag Anderson
Sir Ewan and Lady Brown

American Friends of the Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival Endowment Fund

Opening Event Partner

Standard Life logo

Fireworks Concert Partner

Virgin Money

Principal Partners

Baillie Gifford 

   The University of Edinburgh  

International Festival Partners

Geoff and Mary Ball
Sir Gerald and Lady Elliot
Jo and Alison Elliot
Donald and Louise MacDonald
Anne McFarlane
Keith and Andrea Skeoch
Dr and Mrs George Sypert
Claire and Mark Urquhart

The Binks Trust
Cruden Foundation Limited
The Negaunee Foundation
The Pirie Rankin Charitable Trust
The Stevenston Charitable Trust

Trusts and Foundations

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust
The John S Cohen Foundation
The Peter Diamand Trust
The Elgar Society
The Evelyn Drysdale Charitable Trust
Edwin Fox Foundation
Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust
Miss K M Harbinson’s Charitable Trust
The Inches Carr Trust
Jean and Roger Miller’s Charitable Trust
The Morton Charitable Trust
The Patron’s Fund
Risk Charitable Fund
The Robertson Trust
The Sym Charitable Trust
The Turtleton Charitable Trust

International Partners and

Australian High Commission to the United Kingdom
Austrian Cultural Forum London
Austrian Embassy, London
Canadian High Commission to the United Kingdom
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Edinburgh
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh
Consulate of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, Edinburgh
Culture Ireland
The Embassy of Italy, London
The Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands

Institut français d’Ecosse
The Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh
Le Bureau Export
Norwegian Consulate General Edinburgh
Québec Government Office, London


Richard Burns
Sheila Colvin
Joscelyn Fox
Gavin and Kate Gemmell
Flure Grossart
Prof Ludmilla Jordanova
Niall and Carol Lothian
Keith and Lee Miller
George Ritchie
Michael Shipley and Philip Rudge
Jim and Isobel Stretton
Andrew and Becky Swanston
John-Paul and Joanna Temperley
Susie Thomson
Mr Hedley G Wright

Ambassador Plus

J Attias
George Gwilt
Bridget and John Macaskill
Aileen and Stephen Nesbitt
Fiona and Ian Russell
Zachs-Adam Family



Roger and Angela Allen
Constant Barbas and Nicholas van Eek
William and Elizabeth Berry
Katie Bradford
Carola Bronte-Stewart
Chris Carter and Stuart Donachie
The Rt Hon Lord Clarke
Lady Coulsfield
John Dale
Mr Frédéric de Mevius
Celia F Goodhew
Dr Elwyn Evans
Alan Fraser
Mr and Mrs Ted W Frison
Gillian Gaines 
Martin and Carola Gordon
Malcolm and Avril Gourlay
Anne and John Graham
Ray and Anita Green
David and Judith Halkerston
Kenneth Harrold
Ray and Pauline Hartman
Shields and Carol Henderson
Nancy Axelrod & Al Hoffman
J Douglas Home
Dr Jean Horton
Sir Brian and Lady Ivory
Fred and Ann Johnston
Alan M Johnston
Sir Raymond and Lady Johnstone
John and Angela Kessler
David and Brenda Lamb
Tari and Brian Lang
Norman and Christine Lessels
Alan Macfarlane
Chris and Gill Masters
Duncan and Una McGhie
Francis Menotti
David A Millar
Sir Ronald and Lady Miller
In memory of Elayne Mills
Mr Jerry Ozaniec
Nick and Julia Parker
Tanya and David Parker
Donald and Brenda Rennie
Mrs Janine Rensch
Sir Duncan Rice and Lady Rice
John D Ritchie 
Andrew and Carolyn Richmond
Ross Roberts
Earl and Countess of Rosebery
Caroline Roxburgh
Anny White
Robin and Sheila Wight
Finlay and Lynn Williamson
Dr Peter J Williamson and
Ms Margaret Duffy
Mark and Ulrike Wilson
Ruth Woodburn
Mrs Irené M Young

And others who prefer
to remain anonymous


Charles Smith
Evelyn Small

Corporate Associates

Alba Water
Cullen Property 
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Edinburgh
Maclay Murray & Spens LLP
Omni Centre Edinburgh
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The Rutland Hotel and Luxury Apartments
Springbank Distillers Ltd

International Festival Partners

appetite Direct logo


 Arnold Clark logo


Arup logo

BBC Arts logo

BBC Radio 3 logo

Blue I Theatre Technology logo


Capital Document Solutions


Classic FM


CodeBase logo


Deeside Water logo

The List logo

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel logo

Pulsant logo
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo logo
Sheraton Grand logo
Steinway & Sons logo
Villa Maria logoWaldorf Astoria - The Caledonian logo