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And the UK Festival Awards Winners Are…

A packed-out Roundhouse in London was the setting for another spectacular celebration of the music festival industry and culture tonight, marking the 10th Anniversary of the UK Festival Awards. Anticipation for the night’s winners’ announcements has grown  throughout the day as, in the same venue, an impressive selection of the industry’s leading lights debated the […]

EFA Green Operations Award Long List announced

European Festival Awards Update: We can now reveal the long list of 18 nominees in this year’s Green Operations Award as decided by an industry jury selected by The Go Group: Bestival (UK) Cabaret Vert (FRA) Camp Bestival (UK) Croisant Neuf Summer Party (UK) Fusion (GER) Hurricane/Southside (GER) Illosaarirock (FIN) Indian Summer Festival (NL) Malmø […]

Eventbrite and Festival Awards expand partnership

Building on the success of last year’s partnership, global self-service ticketing platform, Eventbrite, and Festival Awards Ltd have expanded their collaboration for the 2013 Festival Awards. For the first time, Eventbrite will be the exclusive ticketing partner of not only the UK Festival Awards and Conference, but also the European Festival Awards. “Eventbrite’s ethos of […]

2012 European Festival Awards winners revealed

The best European music festivals, artists and promoters of 2012 were revealed at a sold-out ceremony, which took place at Groningen’s De Oosterport in The Netherlands, on the opening night of Eurosonic Noorderslag. The ceremony also included some of the hottest new European artists with performances from C2C from France, Norway’s Bernhoft and Jake Bugg from […]

We will miss you Claude Nobs

We join the European festival industry in mourning after the passing of Claude Nobs, founder of the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, following a skiing accident. This loss of a true legend is best expressed by Claude’s own team, in the following message: Dear Claude,

 On January 10th, you left us! 
Only a few days after […]

Herman Schueremans to receive European Lifetime Achievement Award

The Live Nation Belgium CEO is to be the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s European Festival Awards which returns to Groningen, Holland, on Wednesday 9th January to crown the opening night of Eurosonic Noorderslag. This honour, decided by the Festival Awards board, recognises a prestigious 40 year career that saw Herman […]