Learn more about arts festivals in Europe and dig deeper in the rich cultural offer we have at our fingertips.
June is Pride Month. It is celebrated each year during the month of June since more than 50 years. This means that the whole month is dedicated to the recognition and the commemoration of the lgbtqia+ community.
Sunny days are back! We thought that you may want to go to outdoor festivals. Nothing better to bring a little freshness. This month we will focus on festivals which have outdoor venues and also organise free events!
EFFEA Call #2: Apply now!
The second call for festivals to support emerging artists is now open from 13 April to 19 June 2023. Time to find your emerging, your partner festivals and to work on your residency project.
Spanish Spring Festivals
From 23 until 26 April 2023, EFA's Arts Festivals Summit will take place in Peralada and Girona, two cities in Catalonia, Spain. To celebrate Spain and the return of spring, let’s take a closer look at some festivals that are taking place in the country.
Get ready for EFFEA Call #2
EFFEA will open its second call for festivals to support emerging artists on 13 April. Time to work on your residency project and submit it before 19 June 2023.
Results: EFFEA Call #1
The results of the European Festivals Fund for Emerging Artists – EFFEA are now known. EFFEA’s first round of grants will support 142 festivals and 43 artists from 16 different disciplines and 34 countries.
Swedish presidency: festivals in the spotlight
New year, new president for the Council of the EU. From 1 January 2023 and until 30 June, Sweden is assuming the EU presidency. Have a look at our new Zoom-in and discover the programme of inspiring festivals coming up in Sweden!
WINTER FESTIVALS ARE THERE!
Sunday 15 January was World Snow Day. During winter time, there are many festivals to look forward to. We've collected all the festivals registered on FestivalFinder.eu that will take place in the upcoming month. Have a look at our overview now.
[Youth & Festival’s Stories] BIG BANG Festival
BIG BANG is a festive ode to adventurous music and sound art for young audiences. On their journey, the young audience is faced with, and will experience, a colourful musical programme of music performances, sound installations and concerts.
[Youth & Festival’s Stories] Chania Film Festival
Chania Film Festival has been implementing educational programmes systematically since 2002. More than 10.000 students and teachers participate in activities of the festival annually (screenings, workshops, digital literacy topics, etc.).
[Youth & Festival’s Stories] Festival MILANoLTRE
Festival MILANoLTRE called young artists to create a new artistic product inserted in the official schedule of the festival, created and designed by managerial and artistic figures under 35. This renewed its cultural offer making it more interesting for younger audiences.
[Youth & Festival’s Stories] THINK BIG! Festival
THINK BIG! is aware of the importance of stretching the contact with young people. The 2022 edition included contemporary dance and music theatre shows for children, youth and all ages. Several workshops and conversations were organised between young people and artists.