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Embrace the Magic of Summer Festivals
What better way to celebrate summer than by going to festivals? These lively gatherings bring people together, uniting them in a shared love for music, and art, creating unforgettable experiences.
World Environment Day
World Environment Day is held annually on 5 June. On this day the United Nations encourages worldwide awareness and action to protect the environment. For this occasion, we interviewed Tamar Brüggemann, director of the festival Wonderfeel.
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.