Iberian Festival Awards 2020 | Apply your event, artist, brand or photo

The 9th edition of Talkfest - International Music Festivals Forum will take place in Lisboa, in parallel and in partnership with BTL – Bolsa de Turismo de Lisboa, between March 11 and 15, 2020. The Iberian Festival Awards gala included in its programme will take place at Grande Auditório FIL on March 14.

The applications for these awards are available until November 22, which will allow this 5th edition to award: music festivals; festivities; festivals of other cultural aspects (e.g. cinema, theater, gastronomy); professional events; media partners; artists; brands; service providers and photographers. There will be 25 categories in competition with Iberian and national winners, decided by public vote or panel of judges (Portugal, Spain and International), with some categories with a Prize Money for their winners. Be part of it!

1. Best Major Festival

2. Best Medium Sized Festival

3. Best Small Festival

4. Best Touristic Promotion

5. Best New Festival

6. Best Line-Up

7. Best Indoor Festival

8. Best Cultural Programme

9. Best Communication & Marketing Strategy [category with new scope]

10. Best Infrastructure

11. Contribution to Sustainability

12. Best Hosting and Reception

13. Best Service Provider

14. Best Brand Activation

15. Best Use of Technology

16. Best Lusophone and Hispanic Festival

17. Best Academic & Youth Festival [category with new scope]

18. Best Festivity

19. Best Non-Music Festival

20. Best PRO Event [new category]

21. Best Festival Photo [new category]

22. Best Media Partner

23. Best Live Performance (PT/ES)

24. Best Live Performance (International)

25. Excellence Award

All the information, regulations and application can be accessed: HERE. Don't leave for the last few days. The gala will feature Live Acts, Afterparty, Open Bar and activations so that this moment is also a celebration among the attendees and networking.

APORFEST – Associação Portuguesa Festivais Música provides again free access to its members (all modalities, with a valid share in the event) to Talkfest and applications for Iberian Festival Awards. Talkfest tickets are in Phase 2 at a special price until the end of the year on the official website and See Tickets. Every two weeks we lauch news and side events. Be part of it! All information available at:

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