Festivals boost for Edinburgh's coffers
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Edinburgh's festivals worth £300m to Scottish economy

The popularity of Edinburgh's festivals was worth about £313m to the Scottish economy in 2015.

The Edinburgh Festivals 2015 Impact Study found that the host city benefitted by £280m.

Attendance at the 12 festivals last year topped 4.5m, matching the Fifa World Cup and second only to the Olympics.

BBC Scotland's arts correspondent Pauline McLean reports.