Category - just festival

  • August 15, 2013

    The future of fair trade initiatives, switching your money to local and ethical banks, and alternative approaches to business - these have all been looked at in conversations and talks at Just Festival this past month (August 2013), and there is a good deal more coming up in the 'Ethics Before Profit strand of programming.

  • August 15, 2013

    'Behind closed doors' is one of the five strands of the 2013 Just Festival, incorporating a blend of conversations, drama, talks, art and other performance media to explore the exclusions and marginalisations faced by many people today.

  • August 15, 2013

    Before any words we might speak, there is the silence with which we are addressed by God, says liberation theologian Gustavo Gutierrez.

  • August 15, 2013

    On 11th September 1973, General Pinochet seized power in a vicious coup that led to the death of democratically elected President Salvadore Allende and resulted in the death and torture of many thousands of people. This is the 'other 9/11', points out Anna Schwoub, previewing the powerful and moving play Tejas Verdes.

  • August 14, 2013

    'Weird name, wonderful play'. That's one verdict on Creepie Stool, which runs from 16-21August (then 26 Aug) at Just Festival in Edinburgh. Anna Schwoub reports.

  • August 14, 2013

    Journalism has acquired a dubious reputation in recent years, not least as a result of the misbehaviour of large media corporations.

  • August 14, 2013

    A South African dimension to Just Festival 2013 in Edinburgh has been re-inforced by the presence of the enchanting Soweto Melodic voices, who are here with particular backing from Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

  • August 14, 2013

    It is estimated that one in five women suffer domestic abuse in Scotland, as do a number of men. The issue is being discussed in Edinburgh tonight.

  • August 13, 2013

    Scotland's faith communities have helped shape the Scotland we know today, many would contend.

  • August 13, 2013

    Magnum photographer Ian Berry first set out to South Africa as a boy of 17 years, recording ordinary lives in extraordinary circumstances.