The European Festival Awards 2019 winners: The complete list
The complete list of winners for the 2019 edition of the European Festival Awards has been announced.
With over 150 applications taken from over 30 countries, the awards received in excess of 350,000 votes which were cast by the public. This resulted in 117 shortlisted nominees in 14 distinct categories, not counting the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The event, hosted by IQ’s Gordon Masson and A Greener Festival’s Claire O’Neill, recognised festivals across 15 categories, including best major, medium and small festivals and line-up of the year, as well as awards for green efforts, health and safety innovation and brand activations.
Glastonbury Festival claimed line-up of the year, Reeperbahn landed best indoor festival and Open’er landed best major festival.
See the full list, below.
Best Indoor Festival Presented by: eps Reeperbahn Festival (Germany)
The Brand Activation Award Presented by: EMAC Open’er Festival (Poland) & Netflix – Stranger Things
Agent of the Year Presented by: IQ Magazine Lucy Dickins (WME)
Best New Festival No Sleep Festival (Serbia)
The Health & Safety Innovation Award Presented by: YES Group Balaton Sound (Hungary)
Best Small Festival Jazz in the Park (Romania)
Promoter of the Year Wepromote (Switzerland)
Line-Up of the Year Glastonbury (United Kingdom)
Newcomer of the Year Presented by: Eurosonic Noorderslag Billie Eilish (US)
The Take a Stand Award Presented by: Take A Stand Das Fest (Germany)
Best Medium-Sized Festival Presented by: Universe Electric Castle (Romania)
The Green Operations Award Presented by: Go Group OpenAir St.Gallen (Switzerland)