This year for the first time, Festival Lent received co-financing from EU as one of the best festivals on a trans-European scale. The programme had a budget of € 1.5 billion and individual festivals were awarded maximum € 100,000.
Long awaited results were published almost 5 months after the deadline for submission of applications and among 274 applicants, 14 festivals that impressed the judges were selected. This year, the limit for co-financing was 97.5 points, which assures the quality of selected applicants.
With its concept and programme, Festival Lent swept away the competition and was awarded all points (100 out of 100). Therefore, Festival Lent will receive co-financing of € 100.000, which is the highest amount received. Click here to find out how they won over the judges
Behind the Scenes
The BEHIND THE SCENES Programme this year will be held in this years European Capital of Culture, Maribor in Slovenia.
Maribor 28th June – 1st July 2012
As one of the most invigorating, multicultural and thrilling festivals in Europe, The Lent Festival has been awarded numerous IFEA awards and is responsible for an unforgettable enlightening experience, which has led to its worldwide prestige amongst artists and viewers alike.
We invite you to join us from the 28th June to the 1st July 2012 and discover the Behind the Scenes thrill of The Lent Festival. In addition to visiting the festival the behind the scenes includes a trip to the ancient town of Ptuj and its Castle.
Places are limited to 2 Delegates per member.
Closing date for registration is 22nd June 2012. Click here for more