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Edinburgh building to reopen for festivals season

It will be interesting to go and see the project about the Commonwealth Games according to the Car Hire Edinburgh Airport team and would advise as many to take the time to visit.

An Edinburgh landmark building touted once as the home of the Scottish Parliament is going to be reopened for the festival season in the city this year. Two Indian artists Amar Kanwar and Shilpa Gupta will have work staged inside and outside the former Royal High School in August. The building has been largely unused in over forty-five years, but the public will get a rare chance to see inside before a major redevelopment into a major hotel complex.

The Edinburgh Art Festival has gained permission from the city council to use the debating chamber. More than four years ago a developer was allowed to pursue plans for a luxury arts hotel, but the £35 million plan has yet to move forward.

A statement from the art festival said “The debating chamber remains strongly associated with Scotland’s recent political history, and in the year of a referendum on its political future, provides a resonant context for a series of artist projects which deal with identity, community and representation.”

It will be a project celebrating the Commonwealth Games this summer and looking at different meanings of the words ‘common’ and ‘wealth’.