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European Festival Awards 2014 Winners Announced

Europe’s best music festivals, artists and promoters of 2014 were revealed at the 6th annual European Festival Awards, which took place at Groningen’s De Oosterpoort in The Netherlands, crowning the opening night of Eurosonic NoorderslagThe winners were decided by a combination of public votes and a jury made of journalists, booking agents and festival organisers, with an astonishing 100% increase in the voting procedure, reaching 1.2m votes from festival lovers all over the world. You can check the winners and the categories below.

The European Festival Awards were founded in 2009 and is the only event solely dedicated to recognising the achievements of the event organisers and performing artists that generate billions of euros for local economies and brighten up the summer for tens of millions of festival- goers each year. 

 

EFA2014 Winners

Best Small Festival Festival

Tauron Nowa Muzyka (Poland)

Best Indoor Festival

I Love Techno (Belgium)

Green Operations Award in association with Yourope and The GO Group

Roskilde Festival and Stop Wasting Food (Denmark)

Best Newcomer Act

Stromae (Belgium)

Artists’ Favourite Festival

Primavera Sound (Spain)

Best New Festival

Down The Rabbit Hole (The Netherlands)

Anthem Of The Year

Arctic Monkeys – ‘R U Mine’

The Health & Safety Innovation Award in association with The YES Group and ICM&SS

MOJO/LOC Festivals (The Netherlands)

Best Medium-Sized Festival in association with Eventbrite

Sea Dance Festival (Montenegro)

Promoter Of The Year

Live Nation (Belgium)

Best Line-Up

Glastonbury Festival (United Kingdom)

Best Headliner

Arctic Monkeys (United Kingdom)

Best Major Festival in association with PlugGo

Sziget Festival (Hungary)

The Lifetime Achievement Award

Melvin Benn (United Kingdom)

The Award for Excellence And Passion in association with Yourope

Rikke Øxner (Denmark)

 

Τα καλύτερα φεστιβάλ, οι καλλιτέχνες και οι promoters της Ευρώπης για το 2014 αποκαλύφθηκαν στην τελετή των 6ων European Festival Awards, που έλαβε μέρος στο De Oosterpoort του Groningen της Ολλανδίας, ανοίγοντας συγχρόνως το φεστιβάλ Eurosonic Noorderslag. Οι νικητές αναδείχθηκαν μετά από ψηφοφορία κοινού και ειδικής επιτροπής -δημοσιογράφοι, booking agents και διοργανωτές φεστιβάλ-, σημειώνοντας εκπληκτική αύξηση στη συμμετοχή του κοινού, της τάξης του 100% από την περσυνή διοργάνωση, αγγίζωντας τα 1.2εκ. ψήφους. Δείτε τους νικητές και τις κατηγορίες παρακάτω.

Ο θεσμός των European Festival Awards ιδρύθηκε το 2009 και είναι το μοναδικό event που είναι αφιερωμένο στην αναγνώριση των προσπαθειών των διοργανωτών φεστιβάλ και των καλλιτεχνών, οι οποίοι με τη δουλειά τους εισφέρουν δις ευρώ στις τοπικές οικονομίες και φτιάχνουν τα καλοκαίρια δεκάδων εκατομμυριών φεστιβαλοκέφαλων κάθε χρόνο.

 

 

EFA2014 Winners

Best Small Festival Festival

Tauron Nowa Muzyka (Poland)

Best Indoor Festival

I Love Techno (Belgium)

Green Operations Award in association with Yourope and The GO Group

Roskilde Festival and Stop Wasting Food (Denmark)

Best Newcomer Act

Stromae (Belgium)

Artists’ Favourite Festival

Primavera Sound (Spain)

Best New Festival

Down The Rabbit Hole (The Netherlands)

Anthem Of The Year

Arctic Monkeys – ‘R U Mine’

The Health & Safety Innovation Award in association with The YES Group and ICM&SS

MOJO/LOC Festivals (The Netherlands)

Best Medium-Sized Festival in association with Eventbrite

Sea Dance Festival (Montenegro)

Promoter Of The Year

Live Nation (Belgium)

Best Line-Up

Glastonbury Festival (United Kingdom)

Best Headliner

Arctic Monkeys (United Kingdom)

Best Major Festival in association with PlugGo

Sziget Festival (Hungary)

The Lifetime Achievement Award

Melvin Benn (United Kingdom)

The Award for Excellence And Passion in association with Yourope

Rikke Øxner (Denmark)