Events update for Festival Square Olympic Live Site

Please find below details of events at the Big Screen from 26 May to 5 June 2012.

Edinburgh's Festival Square has been transformed into Scotland's only Olympic Live Site for the summer, with a wide-ranging programme of sporting and cultural events lined up.

Saturday 26 May, from 8pm:

The Eurovision Song Contest broadcast live from Azerbaijan.

Wednesday 30 May, from 6.30pm:

The Royal Opera: Falstaff

Verdi's scintillating Shakespearian comedy is a feast of romance, intrigue and comic confusion. This lavish and exciting new production is set to captivate BP Summer Big Screen audiences all over the UK. Conductor Daniele Gatti is sure to bring an authentic Italian sparkle to a joyful work performed here as part of the World Shakespeare Festival, which is produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for London 2012 Festival.

The evening will begin in Festival Square with a live performance (from 6.45pm) by acclaimed mezzo soprano Andrea Baker and tenor Ronald Samm . Falstaff will be broadcast live from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden from 7.30pm.

3-5 June: BBC coverage of Queen's Diamond Jubilee events:

Sunday 3 June

Coverage of The Big Jubilee Lunch will begin at 11.00am, as BBC correspondents report on celebrations at street parties and garden parties across the UK. This will be followed at 2.00pm by the BBC's live coverage of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.

Monday 4 June

The BBC are bringing together some of the biggest names from the worlds of music, dance and musical theatre for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert outside Buckingham Palace. Big Screen coverage will begin at 7pm. Seating will be provided in Festival Square for the concert.

Tuesday 5 June

The final day of the Diamond Jubilee weekend will be marked by a National Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral. BBC Big Screens will provide a live feed of the Service at 9.15am, followed by the Carriage Procession through London at 1.00pm.

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