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January 6, 2021

GO Group @ virtual ESNS

Happy new year everybody! Usually the GO GROUP year starts off big in Groningen (NL) at ESNS. And somehow 2021 still does the same. Still at ESNS, but from home and in the virtual world. We would like to draw your attention to these three sessions you can bingewatch in a row on Thursday January […]

January 16, 2020

OpenAir St.Gallen wins Green Operations Award

Yesterday evening (wed 15th of January 2020) the Green Operations Award 2019 winner was revealed at the European Festival Awards ceremony at ESNS Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The award jury choose the winner and it is OPEN AIR ST.GALLEN (CH). Congratulations! While the award ceremony was wonderfully co-hosted for the first time by our GO Group-Sister Claire O’Neill (A […]

December 10, 2019

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 […]

January 7, 2019

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 […]

December 12, 2018

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 […]

October 10, 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 […]

November 11, 2014

Nominations for Green Operations Award 2014 announced

For the third time GO Group hosts the “Green Operations Award” as the sustainability related category of the most important pan-european festival awards aka the European Festival Awards. We are looking for the follower of the former winners We Love Green (2012, FRA) and Way Out West (2013, SWE). We are very grateful for the […]

January 15, 2013

GO Group @ Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013

GO group was part and partner of Europe’s most important music business conference and showcase festival Eurosonic for the second time. After three packed panels in 2012 we returned to Groningen in mid January for more interesting panels on event sustainability and green issues. Find all presentations and information below! (© Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013) Our activities […]

January 11, 2013

EFA Green Operations Award Winner 2012 revealed

This Wednesday (9th of January 2013) the first Green Operations Award winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2012 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The well-deserving winner is the WE LOVE GREEN festival! Well done! (photo: The Award was presented by Holger Jan Schmidt, member of our Go Group and Yourope, who initiated this […]