VOLT, Balaton Sound, Sziget, and B.my.Lake festivals are all among the bests in their categories at the European Festivals Awards. Apart from the Best Major European Festival category, Sziget is also among the leaders in the categories of the Best European Festival Line-Up and the Artist’s Favourtie European Festival.
According to vjm.hu, the winners will be announced on 10 January, 2015, at the FestAwards ceremony in Groningen, the Netherlands.
Hundreds of festivals from 35 countries entered the contest for the largest international festival recognition. During the month-long online voting, a record of 1.2 million votes were cast – twice as many as last year. The organizers have just announced the best 10-12 contestants of each category, which got most of the votes.
VOLT (Sopron), Balaton Sound (Zamárdi), Sziget (Óbuda) and B.my.Lake (Balatonvilágos) finished among the bests in a total of five categories. Sziget is among the finalists in the Best Major European Festival category, similarly are VOLT and Balaton Sound in the Best Medium-Sized European Festival category, and also B.my.Lake in the Best Small European Festival category.
based on article of vjm.hu
translated by Vivien Pásztai
Photo: Balazs Muhai – szigetfestival.com