AGF crowns top green events of 2019 – IQ Magazine

Posted: January 18, 2020 at 11:09 am

International not-for-profit organisation A Greener Festival (AGF) has announced the 37 recipients of the A Greener Festival Award in 2019.

Festivals and events from 15 countries received the award for their commitment to sustainability at an awards ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS), the Netherlands, earlier this evening (17 January).

AGF directors Claire ONeill, Teresa Moore and GO Groups Holger Jan Schmidt presented the awards made entirely of reused materials, including salvaged festival tents to recipients including ya Festival, Norway; Sziget Festival, Hungary; Glastonbury Festival, UK; and Slovenias Metal Days.

Winners, who underwent assessment, site visit and post-event analysis, were deemed to have demonstrated beneficial sustainability practices across areas including transport, waste, power, water, ecosystems and local area impacts.

The need for us all to take significant positive action for the good of the environment requires no introduction

The need for us all to take significant positive action for the good of the environment requires no introduction, comments AGF co-founder ONeill. Congratulations to our winners who are doing their part, and power to all events and individuals who want to do more. Together we can make things better.

All winners will be entered as nominees for the International Greener Festival Awards, which will be announced at the annual Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI), on 3 March in London, alongside the International Live Music Conference (ILMC).

Applications are now open for the Greener Festival Awards 2020. Events should contact hello@agreenerfestival.com to apply.

A full list of winners can be found below:

OustandingCambridge Folk Festival (UK)DGTL Festival (NL)Green Gathering (UK)ya Festival (NO)Paradise City (BE)We Love Green (FR)

Highly commendedDockyard Festival (NL)Dubcamp Festival (FR)Glastonbury Festival (UK)Greenbelt Festival (UK)Hadra Trance Festival (FR)Pete the Monkey (FR)Primavera Sound (ES)Rainbow Serpent (AU)Roskilde Festival (DK)

CommendedBoomtown Fair (UK)BST Hyde Park (UK)Das Fest (DE)Envision Festival (CR)Hout Festival (NL)Les 3 Elephants (FR)Metal Days (SI)Mystic Garden (NL)Own Spirit Festival (ES)Sonidos Liquidos (ES)SWR3 New Pop Festival (DE)Sziget Festival (HU)Walthamstow Garden Party (UK)

ImproversBuenas Noches Producciones (AR)Elrow Town Amsterdam (NL)Lambeth Country Show (UK)Lost Village Festival (UK)Manchester Pride Live (UK)Straf_Werk (NL)Terraforma Festival (IT)Utrechtse Introductie Tijd (UIT) (NL)Wonderfruit Festival (TH)

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