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“A festival is a unique occasion for meeting different people and different cultures. Together with artists who are real masters of communication through art, a festival is a strong builder of bridges between different cultures - and even between civilizations."

Ján Figel’, former European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture, and Youth

EFA – Giving festivals a voice!

The European Festivals Association is the umbrella organisation for festivals across Europe and beyond uniting about 100 music, dance, theatre and multidisciplinary festivals, national festival associations and cultural networks from 40 countries. One of its many initiatives is EFFE - Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe. is the most comprehensive guide to festivals in Europe. On 27 September 2015 in Paris, the EFFE Awards for Top 12 Festivals in Europe were revealed.

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