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What is EFFE?

EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe,
initiated by the European Festivals Association,
is the Guide for citizens and the Platform for
professionals to discover and get involved in
Europe’s festivals.  It is a new international
festival platform connecting festivals that are
deeply committed to the arts, their communities
and Europe. The platform invites the audiences
worldwide to encounter, participate and access
up-to-date festival information. 

Europe’s finest festivals honoured with EFFE Label 2015-2016

EFFE is proud to announce the results of the EFFE Label 2015-2016 honouring Europe’s finest festivals. Following a process of intense evaluation by national experts and an international jury, 761 festivals from 31 countries have been selected to be part of the first generation of EFFE Label recipients. Access all EFFE Label festivals here. The online Guide to Europe’s festivals 2015-2016 will be available in early Summer. Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Upcoming festivals

Interplay International contemporary dance festival, Italy, 23 May - 13 June 2015

Sofia Music Weeks International Festival, Bulgaria, 23 May - 28 June 2015

Apples & Olives Indie Classical Festival Zurich, Switzerland, 26-30 May 2015

"Balabanov's House Music Days" International Festival, Bulgaria, 26 May - 31 October 2015

Jazz Nomades/ La Voix est Libre, France, 27-30 May 2015

HEADREAD, Estonia, 27-31 May 2015

J-O-´S Festival 3LänderSpiel, Germany, 28-30 May 2015

Festival Perspectives, Germany, 21-30 May 2015

Operadagen Rotterdam, Netherlands, 22-31 May 2015

Physical Fest, United Kingdom, 22-31 May 2015

Mozartfest Würzburg, Germany, 22 May - 28 June 2015

Euroregional Theatre Festival Timisoara, Romania, 23-31 May 2015

Romanian Comedy Festival, Romania, 23-31 May 2015

Swaledale Festival, United Kingdom, 23 May - 6 June 2015

Festival Internacional de las Artes en Movimiento, Spain, 15-27 May 2015

Stücke 2015 - 40. Mülheimer Theatertage NRW, Germany, 16 May - 6 June 2015

Turkish State Theaters, Antalya International Theatre Festival, Turkey, 17-27 May 2015

International Gipsyfestival, Netherlands , 19-31 May 2015

Austria International Storytelling Festival, Austria, 20-31 May 2015

Belgrade Design Week, Serbia, 21-27 May 2015

SPRING Performing Arts Festival, Netherlands, 21-30 May 2015