On Thursday 26/09, 24 #EFFE (Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe) Laureate festivals were celebrated at BOZAR.
During the #EFFE Awards Ceremony, Frie Leysen (Founder Kunstenfestivaldesarts) and Dieter Kosslick (former Director Berlinale) received the EFFE Lifetime Achievement Award. Commissioner Tibor Navracsics handed over a Special Thanks Prize also to Paul Dujardin, for his long-term support and dedication to the European festivals, arts, and culture, as well as the #EFFE project.
The EFFE Award winners (in alphabetical order) are:
Conrad Festival, Krakow - Poland
Festival Deltebre Dansa, Deltebre - Spain
Førde Traditional and World Music Festival, Førde - Norway
GogolFEST - Multidisciplinary International Festival of Contemporary Art, various cities - Ukraine
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