The EFFE International Jury was gathering in Brussels on 7-8 September, together with the EFFE Hubs, to define the final criteria and the competitive process of this European scheme for festivals preparing for Creative Europe 2021-2027. In total 1129 festivals have received the European recognition for arts festivals in the pilot phase of EFFE. A new online search tool for audiences worldwide is added to the programme: The Festival Finder went online in the middle of November 2018.
The EFFE Label is Europe’s quality stamp for remarkable arts festivals showing their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness. 715 festivals across Europe were awarded the EFFE Label 2017-2018. How can festivals apply for the EFFE Label? The application for the EFFE Label 2019-2020 is now open. Are you running a festival and would like to join the community of festivals with the EFFE Label?
Log in or register to add your festival. Are you an arts festival? You have a primary focus on the development, presentation and/or participation in arts and culture, including the following disciplines: Architecture - Circus - Dance - Design, Applied arts - Digital arts - Film - Heritage - Literature - Music - Opera - Photography - Spoken word, Storytelling - Street Arts - Theatre - Visual arts? You occur in a defined region in a defined period of time in one of the at the moment 43 participating countries. You exist for at least one edition? Do you join our ambition to reach out to the th
FestivalFinder.eu includes arts festivals from 45 countries: The EU member states: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, the United Kingdom (UK). The Creative Europe countries: Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Republic of Serbia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Tunisia, Armenia, Kosovo. Other included countries: Swi
The European Festivals Association (EFA) calls all European festivals to apply for the EFFE Label 2019-2020, showing their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness. The EFFE Label is Europe’s quality stamp for remarkable arts festivals.
EFA, in close partnership with its 31 national partners, the EFFE Hubs and the European Commission, connects European festivals and presents them on the FestivalFinder.eu to the larger public.
The 3rd edition of the EFFE-Label was launched on 14 November. The EFFE Label is Europe’s quality stamp for remarkable arts festivals showing their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness. 715 festivals across Europe have the EFFE Label 2017-2018. The new call was launched in 45 countries simoultaneously. In 31 of the participating countries EFFE is represented by an EFFE Hub. They are the national and regional contact points for the festivals that want to engage in the EFFE festivals community. In Sweden the hub is Sweden Festivals.
From 5 to 25 November, 26 concerts, in the form of 5 tours, in 17 regions around Sweden in the genres of singer-songwriter music, jazz, chamber music, world music and contemporary art music. Artists are Loke and the ensembles GKN5, Anders Hagberg with Melodic Melange, Odd Size and GAHLMM. Behind TurnéFest is SAMSPEL - an initiative of the association Music Organizers in Cooperation (MAIS), commissioned by the Swedish Performing Arts Agency (Musikverket) to develop and test sustainable models for future tour structures.
This year's MADE festival is filled with music, dance and art from different parts of the world. Frida Hyvönen gives an intimate grand piano concert on the Main Stage. VAZ gives us innovative beats and enchanting texts. Folkoperans "God in Disguise" asks the question of who is the invisible god among us today? In the dance performance Host, the Filipino choreographer and world champion of Pole Dance, Eisa Jocson, show our expectations of femininity and entertainment. The movie Yellow Fever of Ng 'Endo focuses on African women's view of themselves.
Many festivals are not limited to just their FESTIVAL. Two Stockholm festivals, Stockholm Early Music Festival (SEMF)* and Festival O/Modernt, are expanding and operate throughout the year. SEMF organizes their X-MAS Edition on December 15th. Festival O/Modernt operates a chamber orchestra for young musicians and recently organized a Nordic-Baltic Mini-Festival - a musical journey around the Baltic Sea with musicians and composers from the Nordic and Baltic countries - in collaboration with Länsmusiken in Stockholm and Blåsarsymfonikerna.