Summit Special Edition 2020

The Transformational Power of Culture

When the global impact of decades of economic and social behaviour is being so abruptly overturned, the 2020 Special Edition of the Edinburgh International Culture Summit considered how imaginative perspectives, creative endeavours and cultural experiences can help sustain us and take us beyond our current predicament.

Begin with the Welcome and Introduction to the Summit which brings together in a succinct format, an overview of the different components of the Special Edition.

Delve into the page below where Summit Themes on Culture and Education; Culture and Social Cohesion and Culture in Vibrant Communities

Here you will find films focusing in on the Summit Themes of Culture and Education; Culture and Social Cohesion and Culture in Vibrant Communities, which examine more deeply these areas of focus interlaced with digital performances.

Watch the Special Messages prepared by artists, colleagues and Ministers of Culture.

Explore our Contributors, where you can hear from each speaker in greater depth.

And immerse yourself in the full range of digital Performances assembled and recorded for this Special Edition.