Aberdeen International Youth Festival – 29 July to 6 August

One of the largest festivals of young performers in Scotland, the Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF) combines dance, theatre and music to create one of North-East Scotland’s most exciting events.


Bringing thousands of young performers from around the globe to Aberdeen for the 2016 festival.  This year AIYF has brought together talent from as far as China and Russia as well as performances from those in the UK.

The musical event finishes on Saturday 6 August with one of the most highly anticipated shows of the festival. The Variety Gala welcomes both international and local performers as they take to the stage. At one of Aberdeen’s most iconic venues, His Majesty’s Theatre, the Variety Gala is a chance to see a unique blend of music, dance, song and theatre. This year’s gala will include performers from Malta, the USA, Canada, Jordan and many more.

As one of the event’s key sponsors, Caledonian Sleeper is pleased to be able to help support the Festival.

Find out more about the festival and keep up to date with information ahead of next year.

Images courtesy of Aberdeen International Youth Festival


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