The EFFEA Call is extended

10 Nov 2022

Send your application to support emerging artists before Monday 21 November 2022.

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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.

You can partner with any arts festivals you are working with and invite them to register on Still looking for partners? Don’t forget that you can search for festivals on

EFFEA will support 50 festivals and their emerging artists for an artistic residency programme between 1 February and 31 December 2023. Apply for an EFFEA grant before Monday, 21 November 2022 at 23.59 CET on the EFFEA platform.

Are you ready to press send? Have a look at the checklist to be sure you didn't forget anything:

  1. Register your festival (leading and partner festivals) on or update your account if you are already registered.
  2. Fill in the two letters of intent: Letter of intent with the partner festivals and letter of intent with the emerging artist.
  3. Define the budget and complete the budget template.
  4. Prepare your online application by collecting the information and writing the answers beforehand in the Word application form. You will not be able to save your application once you start filling in the online form on the EFFEA platform. Once your word application form is complete and the three annexes ready, you can easily copy-paste all info from Word into the online application form.

Did you tick all the boxes? Then apply now!

You still have questions? Have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page on the EFFEA Platform or contact Donika Rudi Berishaj, EFFEA coordinator: donika[@]

Good luck in finalising your application.


EFFEA is an initiative of the European Festivals Association, co-funded by the European Union, implemented in partnership with 14 EFFE Hubs: Croatian Composers Society (Croatia), PLMF Arts Management (Estonia), France Festivals (France), Festival Friends (Germany), Stichting Caucasus Foundation (Georgia), Summa Artium Kultúra Támogató Nonprofit Kft. (Hungary), Association of Irish Festival Events (Ireland), ItaliaFestival (Italy), ARC Research and Consultancy Ltd. (Malta), Asociația Centrul Cultural Clujean (Romania), ArtLink (Serbia), Sweden Festivals (Sweden), Izmir Foundation for Culture Arts and Education – IKSEV (Turkey), Development Centre "Democracy through Culture" (Ukraine).