Launch of EFFE Label 2024-2025

17 Nov 2023

We are delighted to announce that you can apply for the brand new EFFE Label 2024-2025.

EFFE LABEL RGB 2024 2025

The EFFE Label is celebrating soon 10 years of existence: It is Europe’s quality stamp for remarkable arts festivals showing their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness.

Today, more than 1550 festivals across Europe received the EFFE Label and form a strong festivals community, close to the European Festivals Association (EFA).

All arts festivals - registered on and holders of the EFFE Label 2022-2023 - may at any time apply for the EFFE Label 2024-2025 in order to use the new logo. is our joint tool to reach festival lovers worldwide. It ambitions to be the most up-to-date, insightful, and complete searchable database of festivals in Europe and beyond in 45 countries.

We are reaching the end of the year: Time for you to update your festival's information with your next edition and programme (check our help page for support).

What you are doing is important: Festivals are platforms to experiment; show the work of talented emerging artists; bring arts and culture in cities, villages and remote areas; build strong relations with local and international audiences, and much more. EFA keeps on investing in and the continuation of EFFE - Europe for Festivals, Festival for Europe. We will soon launch the new version of the website that allows you to add a video of your festival and select the main topics that you are working on: environmental sustainability, inclusion, emerging artists, well-being.

EFA commits in the next years to continue to highlight your festivals in Zoom-in articles, offer your narratives to audiences through specific story-telling calls and collect data on the festival sector.

If you want to take a more active role in EFA's activities, you can:

We are looking forward to 2024 and our continued collaboration: Many new invitations and opportunities will reach you in the upcoming weeks.