Festival 2018 Fund

FIRST FACES OF FESTIVAL 2018 UNVEILED

Festival Fund Awardees

Glasgow 2018 European Championships invests £750,000 in Scotland’s cultural brilliance

The 34 individual artists and organisations awarded their share of £750,000 have been announced as the first faces of an inclusive and innovative programme of dance, film, music, visual art, theatre and literature taking place in Scotland next year as part of Festival 2018.

Festival 2018 will run alongside the sporting action and into many parts of Scotland, to offer an exciting cultural experience to residents and the thousands of athletes, visitors and media who will be in Scotland for the first-ever European Championships next August.

The fund is one of many strands of cultural investment that will create Festival 2018 and celebrate Scotland’s cultural brilliance. 

The 34 supported projects represent 10 different artforms, 19 direct celebrations of the Year of the Young People, artists and performers aged between 10 and 87 years old and a broad range of cultural expressions for audiences across Scotland.

The Festival Fund portfolio includes; acclaimed percussionist Colin Currie working with Children’s Classic Concerts; Turner Prize nominated artist Janice Kerbel working with synchronised swimmers; engaging outdoor performances such as Mischief La Bas and a pop up opera tour from Scottish Opera for families, will follow the sport across the 12 sporting venues including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, North Lanarkshire, Perth & Kinross.

For a full list click Festival 2018 Fund Awardees

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