The San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) will be traveling to Edinburgh in Scotland for the Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August 19-27. The SFIAF is a group that that invests and promotes artists from the bay area. Additionally, the group occasionally gives exceptional international artists a platform here in the states.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (dating back to 1947) — a three week event that takes place from August 2-26 – is the largest international arts festival in the world. From underground artists to major entertainers, thousands of performers will take the stage to showcase their talents. From comedy to dance, music to spoken word, there will be performances catering to a wide range of tastes.
The Edinburgh International Festival — a three week event that takes place from August 9-September 1 – which focuses more heavily on the visual and performing arts. From dance to theatre, the Edinburgh International Festival features a hand-curated group who get the privilege of performing by invitation only.
The SFIAF is now selling packages at $2,500 per person to those in the Bay Area. The package will include a round trip from the San Francisco International Airport to Edinburgh, seven nights in a 3 star Edinburgh hotel, and $100 towards the purchases of any festival tickets.