The KHAMORO World Roma Festival and the Prague Spring classical music festival have been awarded an EFFE Label by an international jury that assesses European festivals fulfilling criteria of a very high standard.
The International Jury chaired by Sir Jonathan Mills, former director of the Edinburgh International Festival, also selected five of the most trend-setting European festivals from the pool of 705 recognized with the EFFE Label 2019-2020 for the EFFE Award.
The EFFE Award winners (in alphabetical order) are:
Conrad Festival, Krakow - Poland
Festival Deltebre Dansa, Deltebre - Spain
Førde Traditional and World Music Festival, Førde - Norway
GogolFEST - Multidisciplinary International Festival of Contemporary Art, various cities - Ukraine
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The gala ceremony celebrating the EFFE Label 2019-2020 was held on 26 September at the famous Bozar Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels.