Iberian Festival Awards will recognize the contributions and achievements of the event organizers and all the other stakeholders at the festivals industry in 2022 (January to December).

This initiative aims to enhance Iberian relations, to optimize, grow and operationalize effective dyads between the two countries. In the past these awards took place in the cities of Lisboa, Vigo and Barcelona. The city of Maia is the Host City of the 7th edition.

IBERIAN FESTIVAL AWARDS 

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APPLY YOUR FESTIVAL / EVENT/ PROJECT/ ENTITY/ BRAND / VENUE OR PHOTOGRAPHY

CATEGORIES

01. Best Major Festival**

02. Best Medium-Sized Festival**

03. Best Small Festival**

04. Best New Festival

05. Best Indoor Festival

06. Best Touristic Promotion**

07. Best Cultural Programme

08. Best Communication & Marketing Strategy

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09. Best Hosting and Reception

10. Best Live Performance (PT/ES)

11. Best Live Performance (INT.)**

12. Contribution to Sustainability

13. Contribution to Equality*

14. Best Festival Photo

15. Best Service Provider

16. Best Brand Activation

17. Best Use of Technology

18. Best Venue

19. Best Lusophone and Hispanic Festival

20. Best Academic & Youth Festival**

21. Best Non-Music Festival

22. Best Festivity**

23. Best PRO Event

24. Excellence Award [Personality]

25. Excellence Award [Entity]

* new category

** category return, after the end of the pandemic situation

WHO CAN APPLY?

THE APPLICATION INCLUDES

Music Festivals

Festivities

Non-Music Festivals

Pro Events

Venues

Bands and artists

Entities (partners, sponsors or service providers)

Photographers

  • Nomination to the Iberian Festival Awards (validation dependent)

  • Award Ceremony (Awards, Live Acts, Open Bar & Tasting, Afterparty)

  • Welcome Bag + Iberian Festival Guide 2023

WHO DECIDES THE WINNERS?

Jury and public vote

TIMELINE

10 OCT 22

Announcement Iberian Festival Awards (7th edition) - useful information, venues, tickets and schedules

14 DEC 22 -
16 JAN 23 

Voting platform (categories decided by the Public)

30 OCT 22

Application Deadline

[Early Bird Price]

30 JAN 23

Announcement of finalists

(TOP 10 in each category)

5 DEC 22

Application Deadline

15 FEB 23

Final announcment of the line-up and usefull information for the award ceremony

14 DEC 22

All Nominees Announcement

11 MAR 23

Iberian Festival

Awards gala 

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