Quote of the Week
“The mission of a festival should be to educate its partners to promote the important role arts and culture play in our societies!”
Ruta Prusiviciene, General Director of Vilnius Festival, in the framework of the 7th Brussels Debate
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.
The Festival Academy, EFA's initiative running training programmes on festival management, has just successfully kicked off a new programme for production managers: The first Festival Production Management Training (Module I) took place in Antwerp, Belgium (20-22 January). 22 young festival makers from 15 countries are following the training.