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EDINBURGH, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Red for the East and blue for the West with blue and red lines of half circles on the 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo highlighted its theme of "East meets West" at the opening performance on Friday night.
"Wonderful" was how Edinburgh Tattoo chief executive and producer Brigadier David Allfrey described the performance of the military band of the People's Liberation Army of China and Baiye Dragon Troupe of Changxing County in China's eastern Zhejiang province.
The theme of "East meets West" aims to provide the opportunity for the military musicians and cultural groups from across the world to share a unique stage, to showcase their differences and their wonderful similarities, according to Allfrey.
Against the backdrop of the historic Edinburgh Castle, over 1,200 performers from Britain, the United States, Australia Cheap Alex Anzalone Jersey , Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland and Germany, as well as China and India among others presented the 9,000-strong audience with a 90-minute performance of combined military spectacle, cultural performance, vibrant music and international color, which won thunder of applause and wows.
As part of the international festivals of the summer season in Edinburgh, the Tattoo joined the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Cheap Alvin Kamara Jersey , which also opened on Friday, to bring vigor and dynamics to Edinburgh, the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) City of Literature.
At Usher Hall and Festival Square near the west end of Edinburgh late Friday night, the Harmonium Project attracted around 10,000 people with free entrance to serve as the curtain-raiser to the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF).
Spectacular digital animations, which had been developed over the past three months with the help of world-leading researchers at Edinburgh University, was projected on to the facade and roof of the venue for about 35 minutes.
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