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More than 360 festivals from 34 different countries applied to take part in this year’s European Festival Awards. With over 620,000 ...
Winners to be announced on 15 January at the Awards ceremony in Groningen, the Netherlands.
We can now reveal the long list of 18 nominees in this year’s Green Operations Award as decided by an ...
The UK Festival Conference, which takes place during the day of Monday 2nd December before the UK Festival Awards that ...
Public voting in this year’s European Festival Awards is now live and runs until midday on 1st November. Click here ...
The European Festival Awards has teamed up with the the YES Group in cooperation with the ICM&SS to create the new ...
InformationWhy Take Part in the Festival Awards?Apart from the chance to win a prestigious and internationally recognised award, it’s a great opportunity to maintain a conversation with your audience, by engaging with them using social media throughout the voting process – in the normally quiet autumn/winter months. Of course, if your event wins an Award, the fact it’s been given the […]View features
InformationOur MissionEstablished in 2009, in co-operation between Festival Awards Ltd,, Yourope (the European Festival Association) and Eurosonic Noorderslag, Festival Awards Europe is the only event solely dedicated to recognising the contributions and achievements of the event organisers and performing artists that generate billions of Euros for local economies and brighten up the summer for tens of […]View features
InformationHow the Awards are DecidedFrom 2013, the winners will be decided by a combination of public votes and the EFA jury – made up of journalists, booking agents, festival organisers – who will have a 25 per cent say in the final outcome of the public voted categories. This is how it works: The top 10 as judged by […]View features
InformationLast Year’s WinnersThe best European music festivals, artists and promoters of 2012 were revealed at a sold-out ceremony, which took place at Groningen’s De Oosterport in The Netherlands, on the opening night of Eurosonic Noorderslag. The ceremony also included some of the hottest new European artists with performances from C2C from France, Norway’s Bernhoft and Jake Bugg from […]View features
- Pukkelpop (Belgium)
"The Awards gala was very well organised"
- EXIT (Serbia)
"It is an exceptional honour to be shortlisted in the company of so many wonderful rich festivals, large and small, sharing one common love of music. We applaud all the nominees and are honoured to be in their company"
- PLAI (Romania)
"Being recognised among other European Festivals, both by the jury and the voters, is the best boost our volunteer team can receive in order to keep on going. So being shortlisted in the European Festival Awards is the most valuable prize we have won in our 8 years.”
- Lokerse Feesten (Belgium)
"It was a great honour to be part of this fantastic and perfectly organised initiative"