Edinburgh Fringe Music Festival
- SWATHI RAMASWAMY
- UPDATED May 09, 2018
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Edinburgh Fringe Festival is one of the world’s largest festival of arts which is celebrated for 25 days with more than fifty thousand people attending performances from various bands all across the world participating in it. The Fringe Festival is not only held in one city, but there are more than 300 venues around the globe which host this music festival is making sure that everyone enjoys the different kinds of performances performed by different kinds of people.
Every year more than thousands of performances take place at hundreds of stages all over the Edinburg so that it presents the different kinds of taste of music to its audience from rock till jazz. The music festival brings out many people from different backgrounds which include comedy, dance, circus and many more so that people enjoy every bit of the festival.
Events at Edinburg Fringe Music Festival
Various events that take place during the Edinburg Fringe Music Festival are:
1. Watch the amazing Street plays
Two street plays are conducted by the Society hosting Fringe festival take place at Royal Mile and Mount Precinct of Edinburgh which has many different kinds of performances under it which take place such as street performance within a large circle making the audience attract for forty-five minutes with a combination of comedy and circus skills. Apart from this, people also present themselves as live statues where the artists make different poses which sometimes seems to be realistic, as the art requires a lot of perfection and experience. People can also enjoy themselves with music presented by Bagpipers where the artists produce some of the amazing and mesmerizing tunes from the instrument.
2. Portraits Artists and caricature
Both these events take place close to St. Giles on the Royal Mile, where all the participating artists of the events show their artistic skills by portraying the audience with various paintings and caricatures which the people can enjoy throughout the event. The artwork done by the artists is excellent with great precision so that people get in love with the paintings and the sculptures made by them and even purchase them from these skilled professionals. The painters even sketch the people portraits which they can later buy them from the painters where their sketches are made with the help of a pencil.
3. Attend the performances from Buskers
Buskers are the people who are able to perform in small areas where there is a lot of congestion of the crowd which moves from one place to another. These people are professionals in entertaining the crowd with every sort of event which lasts for thirty minutes making everyone enthralled with their talent and precision. This is one of the most entertaining event that takes place during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as people don’t know have any idea about the surprise entertainment that they can get on their way with five minutes of introduction and twenty- five minutes of enactment by them.
4. Attend the Finale Show
This event is for large groups of people which are loud and entertaining and are unable to perform anywhere else as they get an opportunity to entertain all their audiences with different kinds of performances which includes choir groups, samba dance performance, percussion bands and pipe bands making everyone dance on their moves and enjoy every bit of it. The opportunity given to these kinds of people is tremendous on the part of Edinburgh Fringe Festival society which makes sure that performance opportunity should be given to all the members who come up to them for the registration of their performances.
5. Festival Services
These events are hosted for certain people for whom the places get full during the participation of the event as these people include professions like face painting, henna artists, clay modelling, palm reading and hair braiding so that while having fun at the festival, people can enjoy themselves with various activities like these where these spots cannot sell products the customers but will make sure that they can enjoy all these activities especially their kids by getting these things done to themselves. This space is only meant for professional and experienced left out people, and not everyone can take part in it. So, don’t worry about any kind of harm or side effect as the acts are done by professionals only.
All these events, make the Edinburgh Fringe Music Festival as one of the most frequent places to be visited by the people from all across the world so that they can enjoy all sorts of activities taking place at this place which requires an entry fee for the same.