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27 Feb 2018

Inbjudan till Arts Festival Summit, Ljubljana.

EFA's Arts Festivals Summit 2018, including the 66th EFA General Assembly, EFFE MeetUp and the opening of the Slovenian Music Days, will take place from 11 to 14 April in Ljubljana (Slovenia), hosted by the Ljubljana Festival. The theme of this year’s Summit is The [Herit]AGE of the ARTS - Audiences in the heart of the places. Extended registration deadline: Friday 9 March 2018!
27 Feb 2018

The Festival Academy - Atelier Gothenburg 2018

The Festival Academy (European Festivals Association) launches the call for application for the 14th edition of the Atelier for Young Festival Managers, taking place in Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 - 29 August 2018, hosted by and co-organised with Kultur i Väst, the cultural administration of the region Västra Götaland. Sweden Festivals has been asked to support Kultur i Väst in making the Atelier a Swedish success. The deadline is just around the corner, but Swedish participants are in demand and we will do all we can to assist you!
27 Feb 2018

puls är redo för nästa beat - ANSÖK NU!

Nordiska kulturfondens three-year music initiative started in August 2017. Since then, 43 concertvenues and festivals - so-called pulse organisers - from across the Nordic region have spread new Nordic tones to a new audience. pulse is now entering its second year and opens for new applications from festivals and venues in Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Åland. pulse is a springboard for the creation of a Nordic live music network. It is also aimed at providing music experiences of high artistic quality to a wider Nordic audience.
27 Feb 2018

Save the date CHECK! 2018 i Västerås 9-11 november

CHECK! will be arranged at Karlsgatan 2 in Västerås - again. Region Västmanland will also 2018 host CHECK!. Save the dates 9-11 November 2018. During spring, we will return with more accurate information about dates and times, about seminars, lecturers and content.
26 Feb 2018

Next NordicBaltic Arts Festival Conference in Gdansk

The NordicBaltic Festival Platform have started to prepare for the next NordicBaltic Arts Festival Conference to take place in Gdansk and hosted by The Baltic Sea Cultural Centre. The 2018-conference is likely to go on for two days in October/November as previous years. Following the Working Group meeting in Gdansk in March the dates will be published. Stay tuned for more information here or on the NBFP website
26 Feb 2018

Samspel invites festivals to join FasTour

During spring 2018, Samspel launches its second pilot tour model "FasTour". In this tour form, we focus on festivals and organisers who have short planning in their programming. It takes place in spring / summer 2018 and is aimed at the genres pop & rock. You need to be an association or be a similar legal person with F-tax or you hire an invoicing company. You may sign up as a main organizer of FasTour by March 31, 2018 by e-mail to fastour@samspelsverige.se.


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NordicBaltic Festival Platform

The 4th NordicBaltic Arts Festival Conference will take place in Gdansk, Poland in October/November 2018.

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 the 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


Your festival can be a member

Join Sweden Festivals and take part in our international network, training, meetings and all our festivalknowledge. Together we develop FestivalSweden!

Sweden Festivals is a member of EFA

Sweden Festivals is a member of EFA (European Festival Association). EFA gathers festivals and collective festival organisations from all of Europa with support of EU.