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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.
[Youth & Festival’s Stories] Travel Fest Albania
Travel Fest Albania's success of such an extensive activity was possible thanks to the extraordinary help of young volunteers. About 20 young people received the volunteer uniform and worked tirelessly to make the festival a hit.
The EFFEA Call is extended
Good news for those who need a bit more time! We have extended the deadline to apply for the European Festivals Fund for Emerging Artists - EFFEA to next week Monday, 21 November 2022.
[Youth & Festival’s Stories] Varna Summer International Music Festival
Varna Summer International Music Festival is almost 100 years “young”. Young participants and audience are not only part of the artistic platform, but also the emotional charge of the festival. Find out what activities Varna offers them.