Festival Awards Nominations Open

With the 2015 summer festival season coming to a close, nominations have opened for the European Festival Awards, which will once again open the Eurosonic Noorderslag conference in Groningen, The Netherlands, Jan. 13. 

Nominations close Oct. 11. Last year’s European Festival Awards featured over 350 festivals from 35 different countries, with over 1.2 million votes cast. 

“We are already looking forward to the return of the European Festivals Awards at Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016, our 30th birthday,” said conference coordinator Ruud Berends. “We are very proud and grateful that so many international festivals see our event as their home to check out what’s next when it come to discovering new European talent and to discuss, network and party with the European music industry.”

Public voting for this year’s awards will run from Oct. 15 to Nov. 12 with finalists announced shortly thereafter. Entires can be made here