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October 10, 2018

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 […]

June 6, 2018

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 […]

April 20, 2018

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 […]

January 18, 2018

And the winner is…

For the 6th time we had the chance to present the Green Operations Award as the award for Green Excellence at the European Festival Awards’ ceremony and this year winner is: POHODA Festival! GO Group are very grateful and honoured to once again be a part of the European Festival Awards by hosting this category. […]

December 18, 2017

GO Award Shortlist revealed…

On January 17 GO Group will happily reveal 2017’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 […]

January 12, 2017

The winner is Shambala!

On wed 11th of January 2017 the Green Operations Award 2016 winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2016 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The award jury choose the winner and it is SHAMBALA FESTIVAL (UK). Congratulations! Here’s a video from the huge celebration at De Oosterport. See and hear Jacob Bilabel (Green Music Initiative) introducing […]

March 1, 2016

GO Workshop in Cologne on April 11 & 12 – FINAL PROGRAM

6th GO Group Workshop Festival and Event Sustainability Hochschule Fresenius, Cologne 11 & 12 April 2016 Greener, smarter, more sustainable – it’s not special interest anymore. GO Group’s motto and core topics are far up on the agenda today. In the five years of its existence the pan-european think-tank brought together hundereds of festivals, scentists, […]

January 14, 2016

And the winner is…

Yesterday evening (wed 13th of January 2016) the Green Operations Award 2015 winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2015 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The award jury choose the winner and it is TOLLWOOD FESTIVAL (GER). Congratulations! The Award was presented by Holger Jan Schmidt, co-founder of Go Group and Yourope‘s anchorman for green issues, to […]

December 7, 2015

Green Operations Award 2015 – short list revealed

On January 13 GO Group will happily reveal 2015’s winner of Green Operations Award. As the sustainability related category of the tth 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 […]

January 15, 2015

Roskilde Festival and Stop Spild Af Mad (Stop Wasting Food) win Green Operations Award 2014

What a great evening we had at the 6th European Festival Awards at Eurosonic Noorderslag 2015 in Groningen. We announced this year’s winner of the Green Operations Award and it’s Roskilde Festival & Stop Spild Af Mad! Congratulations! You did an absolutely stunning job! Including social responsibility and change, (food) waste reduction, volunteer work, sustainable […]