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The Festival Director Explains
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.
Let's celebrate Early Music
The Early Music Day is held every year on 21st March, a day celebrating the beginning of spring, and the birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach.
A new online search tool to bring the arts everywhere: EFFE’s FestivalFinder.eu
On 14 November, the European Festivals Association (EFA) launches the FestivalFinder.eu, an online search tool for audiences worldwide to discover all arts festivals, from music to theatre, street arts to dance, literature, … in 45 countries in Europe near and far.
EFFE kicks off EFFE 2019-2020
Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe is moving forward towards 2019-2020.
Six Remarkable Festivals Receive the 2017 EFFE Award
Respected festival representatives from across Europe gathered in Brussels on 18 September for the Arts Festivals Salon and announcement of the 2017 EFFE Awards.
EFFE Laureate - Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre
The General Manager of Tbilisi's International Theatre Festival agrees that there are probably easier places in Europe to run such an event.
EFFE Laureate - Festival of Five Churches
The Five Churches of the festival title is a misnomer; there are actually four churches of different denominations (Serbian Orthodox, Catholic, Calvinist and Evangelical) and a Jewish synagogue - the Hungarian word 'templom' is more accurate.
EFFE Laureate - Tallinn Architecture Biennale
At first sight one might wonder whether the Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB) is a festival at all – or even about architecture.
EFFE Laureate - Ravenna Festival
Ravenna is such an iconic place, and has been since the latter days of the Roman Empire, that it is surprising that it did not have a festival until twenty-eight years ago.
EFFE Laureate - FMM Sines, Festival Músicas do Mundo
For most of the last five hundred years Sines has been best known as the birthplace of the explorer Vasco da Gama, the first European to find his way to India by sailing round the Cape of Good Hope.