Ana Benavides Otero is EFA’s EU Projects and Events Manager. Ana holds a Bachelor of Modern Languages, Culture and Communication and she is currently finishing the Erasmus Mundus Master of Euroculture: Society, Politics and Culture in a Global Context. Throughout her studies, she has been greatly involved in different international projects. She believes that culture reflects our identity and festivals are about sharing culture and by sharing it we create a more solidary and understanding world. For this reason, she considers access to culture and arts an important and irreplaceable Human Right that needs to be provided to everyone without exception.