THE 2014 Edinburgh International Culture Summit kicked-off today, Sunday 10 August, with an impressive line-up of global speakers and international delegations at the Scottish Parliament.
Musical pioneer, Jordi Savall, with Hespèrion XXI musicians, delighted the Summit participants and members of the public with a beautiful opening performance of early music.
From Korea to Brazil and South Africa to Northern Ireland – all continents are represented at Summit 2014.
Straight off the back of the success of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth nations including Bangladesh, Zambia, Wales, Isle of Man and United Arab Emirates join delegations from Japan, Mexico, Lithuania and Qatar.
Photo caption: Jordi Savall with Hespèrion XXI musicians performing at Culture Summit 2014. Photo credit: Andrew Cowan/ Scottish Parliament.
Further photographs from the Opening session of Culture Summit 2014 are available here http://scottishparliamentphoto.com/viewcontainer.tlx?containerid=24761121259&home=1
[**Note: The Opening session was streamed live at http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/news-and-parliament-tv.aspx. The opening session can be viewed in the archive section approximately 24 hours after delivery at http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/news-and-parliament-tv.aspx.]
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