Iberian Festival Awards (3rd edition, 15th march, Lisbon): record in applications

When there is still a little more than a month to the end of the applications for the various categories of Iberian Festival Awards (applications made by: festivals, brands and media partners), there is already a record number having by comparison to previous editions.

The 3rd edition of these awards, which are part of TALKFEST - International Muic Festivals Forum, have many new features: simplification of the application process but also the introduction of three new categories (aimed at: Lusophone and Hispanic music festivals, cultural festivals in which the main area is not music, academic festivals), awards to the national and Iberian winners of each category and an auditorium with twice seats of previous editions to receive all the professionals involved in the festival area.

The gala will take place on March 15th, 2018 at Fórum Lisboa (Alvalade) and will have live acts of three bands and an afterparty. Is where the winners of all 23 categories will be known:

Best Major Festival

Best Medium Sized Festival ​

Best Small Festival

Best Touristic Promotion

Best New Festival

Best Line-Up

Best Camping Site

Best Indoor Festival

Best Service Provider

Best Cultural Programme

Best Communication

Best Brand Activation

Best Use of Technology

Best Hosting and Reception

Best Media Partner

Best Infrastructure Contribution to Sustainability

Best Non-Music Festival *NEW*

Best Academic Festival *NEW*

Best Lusophone and Hispanic Festival *NEW*

Best Live Performance (PT/ES) (direct nomination)

Best Live Performance (International) (direct nomination)

Excellence Award (direct nomination)

All information about this event, such as the regulation, previous winners and application process, can be consulted through the official website:

Iberian Festival Awards are the only Portuguese and Iberian recognition dedicated to the festivals, being an important reference in the evolution of the sector. This event is dedicated to promoting, valuing and celebrating all professionals, partners and artists responsible for its development, growth and improvement. Be part of it!


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