Thousands of people attend the V&A Dundee 3D Festival

Dundee V&A opening weekend will launch later with a sold-out festival headlined by Primal Scream.

About 10,000 people are expected at the 3D Festival Slessor Gardens, which also includes representations of Lewis Capaldi and Dundee musician of Charlotte.

The event will be broadcast from 21:00 on BBC Two Scotland.

The £80.1 million museum opens Saturday, but the balloted ticket only opening weekend has sold.

About 2 000 children in the region, and representatives of community groups are visiting the museum on Friday, with the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Alan Richardson

Dundee-based Biome Collective and the Agency of Any created “Hello World”, an audio and visual installation which will see the building lit up in the late evening of Friday.
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Saturday, the festival of the day in Slessor Gardens, which is not a ticket, and includes performances from Dundee musicians Kyle Falconer and Gary Clark.

The Dundee V&A’s Youth Collective have designed the festival with promoters DF Concerts and Events.

The museum was designed by the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and is expected to draw 500,000 visitors the first year.

The design of the galleries include 300 objects, including Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Oak Room, conservation, and thoroughly rebuilt in the interior of Miss Cranston’s Ingram Street tea room, which has not been seen for 50 years.