Never before has such a large group of leading New Zealand actors, dancers, musicians, writers, Maori performing artists, spoken word and visual artists been invited to perform at the Edinburgh Festivals.

The NZ at Edinburgh 2014, supported by the Arts Council of New Zealand (Creative New Zealand), will feature New Zealand artists at seven of the Edinburgh Festivals: the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo; the Edinburgh Art Festival; the Edinburgh International Book Festival; the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival and the Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Included in the season are internationally acclaimed director Lemi Ponifasio and his company MAU, Auckland Theatre Company, composer Gareth Farr, Pasifika theatre group Kila Kokonut Krew, pianist Michael Houstoun, Te Matatini’s national kapa haka champions, dance company Black Grace, author Witi Ihimaera and many more.

Click here for more information and to find out who’ll be performing at the festival