European Festivals Association

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

4 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

9

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Festivals Association   (EFA)

    EU Transparency Register

    434027116304-07 First registered on 04 Mar 2015

    Goals / Remit

    The European Festivals Association is the umbrella organisation for festivals across Europe and beyond. One of the oldest cultural networks in Europe, it was founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1952 as a joint initiative of the eminent conductor Igor Markevitch and the great philosopher Denis de Rougemont. Since its foundation, the Association has grown from 15 festivals into a dynamic network representing about 82 music, dance, theater and multidisciplinary festivals, 16 national festival associations and cultural organisations from 35 countries.
    The aim of the European Festivals Association is to support festivals, promote festivals’ significance and their important role in international cultural cooperation and societies today. Therefore, EFA seeks primarily to
    - coordinate the efforts of its members;
    - facilitate cooperation and co-production;
    - set common policy;
    - promote multidisciplinary tendencies;
    - underline the state of art in society;
    - act prominently in the (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Creative Europe cultural policy is the main focus area as a cultural network

    Address

    Head Office
    Sainctelettesquare 17
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Sainctelettesquare 17
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    4

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    with the support of 4 to 5 international internships per year

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The European Festivals Association is a member of Pearle – live performance Europe, IMC – International Music Council, ietm - international network for contemporary performing art, REMA – European Early Music Network and European Alliance for Culture and the Arts and Culture Action Europe.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Creative Europe 616643 47,333€
    Grant Creative Europe 583638 148,614€
    Grant Creative Europe - EAC-2020-0684 Perform Europe partner 73,463€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Creative Europe 616643 151,132€
    Grant Creative Europe 101053984 275,000€
    Grant Creative Europe - EAC-2020-0684 Perform Europe partner 7,912€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    9 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 22 Jun 2021 Location Videoconferencing
      Subject Strategies and possible contributions of festivals to the European political agenda, Creative Europe Programme
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Innovation and Youth
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 23 Jun 2020 Location Video-conferencing
      Subject Festivals and the Dance sector and how they have been impacted the by COVID-19
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Innovation and Youth
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 23 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Annual Festival Roundtable
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
      • Rodrigo Ballester (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Preparation of Roundtable
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Alicja Magda Herbowska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Aug 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject European Cultural Festivals
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Alicja Magda Herbowska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Culture (Festivals)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Alicja Magda Herbowska (Cabinet member)
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
    • Date 30 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-China Dialogue
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Jonathan Michael Hill (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on areas of common interest
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Jonathan Michael Hill (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange of views and priorities for the culture sector 2015
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
      • Adrienn Kiraly (Cabinet member)
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