Fiona Hyslop MSP

Fiona Hyslop MSP

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Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

Celebrating Edinburgh’s festivals

7th August 2018

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop on the international collaboration in Edinburgh at the last edition of the festivals before Brexit negotiations conclude.

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Lorient Festival

7th August 2017

Today, I’m proudly representing the Scottish Government at the Festival Interceltique de Lorient in Brittany, mainland Europe’s largest showcase for traditional music. Focusing on the culture of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Brittany, and the wider Celtic diaspora, the festival attracts more than 750,000 visitors to the city of Lorient in north west…

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Celebrating World Heritage Day 2017

22nd April 2017

This week we celebrated World Heritage Day, an opportunity to shine a spotlight on some of the best examples of cultural heritage and natural landscapes the world has to offer. This annual celebration, taking place every year on 18th April, encourages us to take a moment every year to reflect on how the world’s sites…

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Celebrating World Book Day 2017

2nd March 2017

There are few pleasures greater than reading a good book. Picking up a book and losing yourself in its pages is something magical. Culture, especially in the form of literature and the arts, enables us to make sense of the world around us or, when needed, can provide a welcome distraction. Reading provides some widely…

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