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2019 Green Operations Award short list revealed

We are proud to present this year nomminnees for the GREEN OPERATIONS AWARD 2019! The 8th winner of the sustainability and green issues related category of the European Festival Awards is decided by a jury of experts from this exciting list of nominated festivals: Electric Castle (ROM) OpenAir St.Gallen – official (CH) Øyafestivalen (NO) PortAmérica […]

Green Operations Award open for applications

The Green Operations Award is an annual award category of the European Festival Awards. It is presented by Yourope and GO Group. Its target group are festivals that have made a significant contribution to or achievement towards developing more sustainable events. Examples for respective achievements are practises and systems introduced at their own event, the […]

3rd European Festival Conference is GO!

Talking business in magical surroundings: The European Festival Conference (EFC) returns for a third edition of panel discussions, keynote interviews, presentations and workshops, specifically tailored to the festival business. This year’s edition takes place Nov. 20-23 at the beautiful Mas Salagros EcoResort in Vallromanes, 25 kilometers outside of Barcelona in Catalunya, Spain. Organized by Europe’s […]

8th GO Group workshop in Prague on April 1 & 2

We are happy to once again present our interactive, open and communicative format known as the „GO Group workshop“ with international guests from all over Europe. REGISTER here We are looking forward to meet you in the czech capital in spring, because we want to talk about today and tomorrow. Let‘s discuss how we run […]

The winner is DGTL

It is past midnight and the awards party is still rolling in Groningen. We have a winner and it is a superb one. Our dear friend and jury member Claire O’Neill (A Greener Festival) presented the GREEN OPERATIONS AWARD at this year’s European Festival Awards celebration during the opening night of ESNS 2019. These are […]

GOing back to ESNS

The beginning of the year always is high time for GO Group as it is for the whole european live music branch. It’s time for ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) in Groningen. And ss always we have a packed agenda full of green issues and sustainability related events, panels and discussions at Europe’s most important music business […]

2018 Green Operations Award Shortlist revealed

On January 16 GO Group will happily reveal 2018’s winner of the Green Operations Award. As the sustainability related category of the European Festival Awards the GO Award forms something like the “green Oscar” of the European Festival scene. The ceremony will be held at the Oosterport on the opening night of next year’s EurosonicNoorderslag […]

Apply for the GREEN OPERATIONS AWARD 2018

The Green Operations Award is an annual award category of the European Festival Awards. It is presented by Yourope and GO Group. Its target group are festivals that have made a significant contribution to or achievement towards developing more sustainable events. Examples for respective achievements are practises and systems introduced at their own event, the […]

Join the BEETHOVEN PASTORAL PROJECT

To mark the occasion of Ludwig van Beethovens 250th birthday the BEETHOVEN PASTORAL PROJECT invites artists from all over the world… to form a network through their engagement with Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony and to take a stand against environmental degradation and to stand up for the UN’s sustainable development goals and the Paris Agreement with […]

Thanks for the wonderful time in Berlin!

On April 16 & 17 we gathered for a fantastic event in Berlin to meet, discuss and exchange. We were happy to organize these two dayswith our friends Yourope – The European Festival Association and Green Music Initiative with two main topics: monday we dealt with “Values, credibility & attatude”, tuesday it was “work, life […]