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Featured on August 11, 2009, ms Eurodam, Northern Isles Adventure SEATTLE, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line announced today that it has reserved some of the best seats on the floodlit Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle to provide booked guests a bird's-eye view to one of the most celebrated events in the world: The Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
VISITORS to Princes Street Gardens will be treated to a free Military Tattoo performance next week. Musicians, singers, dancers, percussionists and acrobats from all over the world will gather next Thursday at the Ross Theatre for the Royal Bank of Scotland's Taste of the Tattoo.
By Sue Gyford RAMPAGING Vikings on skis bearing flaming torches, a giant dancing lion, and a lone Spanish guitarist - it's just another year at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
By John Gibson PRODUCER Major-General Euan Loudon had got back from checking out the fledgling Basel Tattoo just in time to brief the press in the Castle about the programme for the 59th edition of the Edinburgh original. You could tell he'd been in Switzerland.
By GARETH EDWARDS A SPECIALLY commissioned fanfare is to open every show of this year's Edinburgh Military Tattoo, it was revealed today. Organisers this morning unveiled the official programme for the event, which will feature more than 1000 performers from around the world.
By Alan Roden City THE South African flag was flying from the City Chambers today as a series of events to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday got under way across the Capital.
By Liam Rudden Arts and EDINBURGH Castle, home of St Margaret's Chapel, the oldest surviving building in the city and of the Honours of Scotland - Scotland's crown jewels.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.