Baltic Sea Festival
Isidor Hill Music Summit, organized by Huaröd Chamber Orchestra , which this year takes place on June 28 is another new member of the Association of Swedish Music Festivals. All festivals in Sweden in all areas of art can become a member. The association is committed to the development of the festival format and its position in Swedish cultural life and are working to make the art festival play a clear part in Swedish cultural policies.
The deadline to apply for the Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Gwangju, 31 August – 6 September 2015, is extended until 16 February 2015! Apply now! Are you part of the next generation of artistic festival directors? Do you want to broaden your programming skills and be inspired by experienced leaders in the field? Do you want to join a new network of future festival leaders worldwide?
875 festivals all over Europe has submitted their application for the EFFE Festival Label . They com in all sizes from different geographical areas and in all genres of art . 43 of the applicant festivals were Swedish. That was the sixth best result for a single country, trailing behind France, Italy and Portugal, but only one of two festivals short of Belgium and Greece. See the full list below. The national hub experts completed their score on 9 January and during spring the international jury will arrive at a final result.
Swedish Music Festivals (SMF) have - as the coordinator for EFFE in Sweden - appointed a group of national experts, 5 persons that after December 15 will evaluate the Swedish festivals. Experts scores festivals according to a central predetermined system and write a recommendation - together with SMF - to the international jury in Europe. The Swedish experts are
Last week Wednesday, December 3rd, 3500 users had registered on the webiste: EFFE.eu. 533 festivals in 28 European countries had submitted their applications. Among these 65 festivals were French, 26 Finnish and 21 Swedish. But between 60 and 100 Swedish festivals (users) had registered. That shows the possibility to reach 50 festivals in Sweden.