Airstar Illuminates Mini Festival of Lights in Val d’Isère

FRANCE: Airstar, a world leader in lighting balloon technology for the event and staging industry, has been at the centre of the Val d’Isère Airstar Night Light since 2012. Every Thursday evening, between December...

Musicians Take Centre Stage at ILMC’s Green Events & Innovations Conference

UK: Martyn Ware of Heaven 17 and Rodney P, the 'Godfather of UK hip-hop', have both been confirmed as speakers at the seventh annual edition of the Green Events and Innovations conference, which takes...


Former Goodwood director launches unique creative event agency

UK: Christopher Salmon – who steered Festival of Speed, Revival and the inaugural Vintage festival as Events Operations Director at Goodwood – has launched his own creative agency. Salmon Event Evolution (SEE) comes to...

elrow And Lovebullets to present two shows at Glastonbury

UK: elrow will join forces with Lovebullets to bring two shows to Glastonbury's Glade area on June 22 & 23. With the theme 'Nomads, The New World', the shows' visual aesthetics will juxtapose the extraterrestrial...

The European Festival Awards and Eurosonic Noorderslag 2015

NETHERLANDS: Groningen's De Oosterpoort hosted two prestigious, simultaneous industry events from January 13 - 17: The European Festival Awards and Eurosonic Noorderslag. The former celebrated the achievements of many of the European festival circuit’s...

Threshold announces first wave of artists for seventh annual festival

UK: Threshold Festival has announced the first wave of acts that will be performing at its seventh annual festival of emerging music in 2017. Continuing its story of grassroots success, the festival will return...

Trade body urges festival organisers to take action on gas abuse

UK: The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has appealed to festival organisers to take a robust stance against gas abuse. The national trade body is calling on festival organisers to prevent Nitrous Oxide getting...

Eventbrite publishes research revealing significance of festival ‘Super Fans’

UK: Eventbrite – the world’s largest event technology platform that powers two million events around the globe each year – has released new research revealing a UK music festival market driven by 'Super Fans'....

Edward Snowden to give exclusive talk at Roskilde Festival

DENMARK: The American whistleblower and political activist Edward Snowden will be one of the speakers as Roskilde Festival, and will be paying special attention to equality and human rights in tandem with the festival's...

Isle of Wight Festival to dedicate Main Stage to Jimi Hendrix

UK: With only a week to go until The Isle Of Wight Festival opens its gates to the public, festival bosses have announced that this year’s festival will be a celebration of the 45th...