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EFFE Awards 2019-2020: Romeo Castellucci, artists and the arts in focus at EFFE Awards Salon
Romeo Castellucci is confirmed laudator in honour of Frie Leysen during the EFFE Awards Salon at BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts Brussels on 26 September.
Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival - EFFE Laureate
Kassel Dokfest includes short and feature documentary films and artistic-experimental productions, it provides an intimate atmosphere with an international approach and a strong focus on new media. In interview with festival director Gerhard Wissner, he shares his insights on festival's current and historical stance with Simon Mundy.
Sofie & Carlo episode 7
Somewhere in Europe a festival is underway. Every day brings a crisis. Somehow the big people in charge only ever arrive at the end. Only the two young interns, Sofie and Carlo, stand between triumph and disaster.
Baltic Circle Theatre Festival - EFFE Laureate
After 19 years, Baltic Circle Theatre Festival continues to be a meeting place for theatre professionals still, as well as a showcase for contemporary trends. The festival questions what theatre is and what it could be, and this year it has seen a wide international representation.
Vukovar Film Festival - EFFE Laureate
The Film Festival week has been running for 13 years and is a chance to change the narrative after the war in Yugoslavia.
It has brought not only festivals but also rock music concerts to Vukovar, Crotia and attracts international visitors.
Frie Leysen and Dieter Kosslick to receive lifetime achievement awards
Frie Leysen and Dieter Kosslick were selected by an international jury and will receive recognition for their careers as festival directors at the EFFE Awards Salon on 26 September in BOZAR, Brussels.
Conrad Festival - EFFE Laureate
Poland's largest international literary event, Conrad Festival, this year chooses 'realities' as its theme and focuses on contemporary literature.
Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival - EFFE Laureate
Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival is bringing chamber music concerts during July in the idyllic setting of the lake and unbelievable northern lights.
Afropolitan BOZAR - EFFE Laureate
Afropolitan looks each year to a different pair of African arts practitioners already operating in Brussels who are familiar to the diaspora audience.
The BBC Proms - EFFE Laureate
BBC Proms, the 125 years old famous classical music festival, keeps bringing new composers and maintains its quality & wide audience.
Karina Canellakis becomes the first woman to conduct the First Night.
HIGH FEST International Performing Arts Festivals - EFFE Laureate
Every year Highfest brings together Europe's most daring programmes of contemporary dance and radical performances in Yerevan.