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Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2016 Opening Ceremony Transcript

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The 2016 Opening Ceremony includes the following contributions. A transcript can be downloaded from above.

WELCOME TO THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT
The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)
WELCOME TO THE 2016 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL CULTURE SUMMIT
Fiona Hyslop (Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Scottish Government)
Rt Hon Matt Hancock (Minister of State for Digital and Culture, UK Government)
SPECIAL ADDRESS: YOUSSOU N’DOUR
Emmanuel Cocher (Consul General of France in Edinburgh)
Youssou N’Dour (Musician and Former Minister of Culture, Senegal)
FINAL SPEECH FROM “JAMES III:THE TRUE MIRROR” (“THE JAMES PLAYS”)
Reading by Beth Marshall
INTRODUCTION TO SUMMIT 2016 PROGRAMME
Sir Jonathan Mills (Programme Director, Edinburgh International Culture Summit)