The term popular 'fly the flag' is all too often a cipher for "support us against them" or "toe the line". But from the beginning of August through to the beginning of September 2013, creative artist Peter Liversidge is helping us to recognise and practice another, positive meaning.
Many residents from two Edinburgh estates enjoyed their first opportunity to dance and perform in public tonight (Thursday 1 August), as over fifty dancers helped a mixture of local people and international city-centre visitors get in the mood for festival season.
Media representatives (press, broadcast and social media) are invited to attend a special opening and preview of an exhibition of work from internationally acclaimed Magnum photographer Ian Berry, focussing on South Africa under apartheid and beyond.
One of the most vibrant festivals in Edinburgh will relaunch itself in Scotland's capital tomorrow night (18 June 2013), with a focus on building bridges between cultures and encouraging imaginative ways to foster justice and peace.