european festival awards 2017

The winners of the European Festival Awards 2017 were announced at a festive award ceremony in Groningen, The Netherlands on Wednesday evening 17 January 2018.

At this the ninth awards, winners included:

  • Best Major Festival – Exit Festival
  • Best Medium-sized Festival – Down the Rabbit Hole
  • Best Small Festival – MENT Ljubljana
  • Best New Festival – Wacken Winter Nights
  • Best Indoor Festival – MENT Ljubljana
  • Lineup of the Year – Sziget
  • Newcomer of the Year – Rag’n’Bone Man
  • The Green Operations Award – Pohoda Festival
  • The Take a Stand Award – Roskilde Festival
  • The Health and Safety Innovation Award – Roskilde Festival and Paléo Festival Nyon