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30 Nov 2017

Inspiring encounters within the global, the arts and the cultural scene

Some 65 delegates and speaker from 14 countries recently completed the latest version of the annual NordicBaltic Arts Festival Conference hosted by the dual cities Helsingør/Denmark and Helsingborg/Sweden. "...thank you all for a wonderful festival conference last week. It is always great to meet so many inspiring and inspired individuals working within the global, the arts and culture scene..." to quote one the participants.
2 Nov 2017

NordicBaltic Arts Festival Conference - early-bird extended!

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"Festivals-Tourism-Local Communities"We are pleased to announce that the NordicBaltic Festival Platform (NBFP) the first-ever dual-city Conference, takes place on 21-22 November 2017 in Helsingør/Helsingborg (Denmark/Sweden). The two cities are just a 20-minute ferry ride away from each other – across the Sound (Øresund strait). THE EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017 CONFERENCE IS NOW EXTENDED UNTIL NOVEMBER 7TH! 
2 Nov 2017

CHECK! 2017 - last registration date extended to 6 November

Welcome to two creative and contentious days at Karlsgatan 2 in Västerås on November 18-19. CHECK! is for you who have arranged for a while, started arranging or planning to organize concerts. We aim to strengthen both already established organizers and to help new initiatives over the threshold into the public support system available to music organizers. Check! focuses on music, but organizers within other artforms are welcome.
2 Oct 2017

REGISTER NOW for the NordicBaltic Arts Festival Conference

REGISTER NOW!for the Nordic-Baltic Arts Festival Conference "Festivals-tourism-local communities"  Open to festival managers and arts professionals across the sector! We are pleased to announce that the NordicBaltic Festival Platform (NBFP) has now opened registration for the 2017 conference, which is the first-ever dual-city event, taking place on 21-22 November 2017 in Helsingør/Helsingbor
2 Oct 2017

CHECK! 2017 - Västerås 18-19 November! Register NOW!

Welcome to two creative and contentious days at Karlsgatan 2 in Västerås on November 18-19. CHECK! is for you who have arranged for a while, started arranging or planning to organize concerts. We aim to strengthen both already established organizers and to help new initiatives over the threshold into the public support system available to music organizers. Check! focuses on music, but organizers within other artforms are welcome.
1 Oct 2017

EFFE Label 2017-2018! Who are the Swedish festivals?

In the fall of 2018, the next edition of Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe will start and in spring 2019 we will know what festivals in Europe may hold an EFFE Label until 2021. Here are the Swedish festivals that received a European EFFE Label 2017. We congratulate all 25 festivals for recieving the label which they hold until the next edition of EFFE is a fact. In Europe the arts are just a festival away! Båstad Chamber Music Festival Change Music Festival, Kungsbacka/Varberg Dala-Floda Operafest Dalhalla Opera, Rättvik
1 Oct 2017

EFFE Award - six remarkable festivals!

EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe - is the European Festivals Association’s mark of recognition for Europe’s most exciting arts festivals Respected festival representatives from across Europe gathered in Brussels on 18 September for the Arts Festivals Salon and announcement of the 2017 EFFE Awards. EFFE is the scheme for the recognition of Europe’s remarkable festivals selected by the European Festivals Association with the support of the European Commission and European Parliament.

Nyhetsbrev

Från juni 2015 kommer Sweden Festivals regelbundet sprida ett nyhetsbrev till alla intresserade. Med aktuella nyheter om festivaler i Sverige och utomlands för festivalarrangörer, artister, konstnärer, politiker, administratörer och andre aktörer och intressenter inom konst- och kulturområdet.

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NordicBaltic Festival Platform

The 3rd NordicBaltic Festival Platform conference will take place in November 2017.

Stay tuned for more information!

715 festivals to get the EFFE Label 2017-2018

At the Arts Festival Summit Europe's 715 remarkable Festivals 2017-2018 received the EFFE Label in the prescence of European Commission and Parliament.

Learn more about the EFFE Label Community; age and geography HERE

The unbound force

Sweden is behind the rest of Europe when it comes to recognizing the FESTIVAL as an important cultural carrier, says Peter Eriksson and Noomi Hedlund at the Association of Sweden Festivals. Read more HERE (Swedish)

Music Festivals a Changing World

Music Festivals a Changing World - an International comparison. 

The book is available from Sweden Festivals

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Your festival can be a member

Sweden Festivals is a member of EFA