Momentum is the Edinburgh Festivals International Delegate Programme, taking place in Edinburgh during August and delivered through a partnership between British Council Scotland, Festivals Edinburgh and Creative Scotland, with the additional support of the City of Edinburgh Council, Event Scotland and the Scottish Government.


The programme is aimed at leading cultural figures including government officials, heads of funding agencies, independent producers, festival directors, media, cross-art form programmers, curators and cultural entrepreneurs. It also welcomes other high-level cultural figures and in total provides relationships to, and shares knowledge with over 100 delegates from more than 20 different countries.