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Join our festivals chat on Twitter at #LPChat

Chhath Puja festival, Kolkata. Image by Lonely Planet Traveller Magazine

How do I take part?

1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #LPChat on Twitter on Thursday 17 July from 10-11am GMT+1/7-8pm AEST.

2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.

3. Add #LPChat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.

4. Bring your best travel tales and tips!

Introducing our co-host, Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh’s reputation as the world’s leading festival city has deep roots. 1947 saw the creation of the Edinburgh International Festival, and Edinburgh is now home to 12 major individual festivals, with artists and audiences from over 70 countries visiting the Unesco World Heritage city each year. From dance, theatre, music, opera, comedy, visual art and literature; to science, film, military pageantry and the world’s favourite New Year celebrations, there really is something for everyone. The Edinburgh Festivals team are on hand to help you plan and navigate your festival experience – at any time of year. Follow @edfests to keep up to date on everything happening at Edinburgh’s Festivals.

Discover Edinburgh. Image courtesy of Edinburgh Festivals

Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 201 Wood Lane, London, W12 7TQ, UK. The winner will be notified via direct message and public tweet on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: a Lonely Planet guide of your choice, up to the value of GB£20.00.