London 2012: Festival begins as Scottish youngsters perform
21 June 2012 Last updated at 19:27 BST
London 2012 Festival, a three month cultural celebration of the Olympic Games, has begun.
More than 25,000 artists from all Olympic nations will take part in more than 130 events.
Will Gompertz is in Stirling where local children will be performing with one of the world's most renowned orchestras.