Activities 2022: save the dates

14 February 2022

We have prepared a list of activities for festivals not to be missed in 2022. 

We have categorised them as activities related to: networking, training, policy and communication. Take your agenda and save the dates!



  • NETWORKING: 19 & 20 February, Sochi | Sochi Conversations #2 hosted by the Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi





  • NETWORKING: 4-10 July, Tirana | Tirana Conversation on Arts Festivals in the frame of the European Year of Youth by EFA in cooperation with ArtLink (TBC)


  • NETWORKING: August, Edinburgh | Edinburgh International Culture Summit, the biennial ministerial forum which brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and arts leaders from around the world to inspire positive change in cultural policy and investment


  • NETWORKING: 12-15 September, Yerevan | EFA’s 70th birthday, EFA Members General Assembly and Arts Festivals Summit, the annual Get-Together for 250 festival makers, hosted by "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival
  • NETWORKING: 17 September - 8 October, Usedom | Gathering of major festivals in Germany at the occasion of Usedom Music Festival (exact date TBA)
  • COMMUNICATION: September, Online | Launch Eye-to-Eye, The Festival Quarterly e-magazine Summer edition 2022 


  • TRAINING: 8-15 October, Nicosia | Atelier for Young Festival Managers Nicosia
  • NETWORKING: October, Shanghai | EFA delegation to China SPAF - the China Shanghai International Arts Festival / Forums and Performing Arts Fair, the leading annual marketplace for new work from China, connecting creators and arts professionals worldwide