European Festivals


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Creative Europe (CREA)

Programme Description

The Creative Europe Programme supports the culture and audiovisual sectors.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



European Festivals


The aim of the present call is to provide support to European festivals and festivals’ networks, screening a significant proportion of non-national European works, while preserving their identity and unique profile.

Detailed Call Description

European festivals shall aim at increasing audiences’ interest in non-national European audiovisual content and promoting the circulation and visibility of nonnational European audiovisual content.


European festivals programming a significant proportion of non-national European works and aiming at activities targeted to expand and renew audiences. Special attention will be given to applications presenting adequate strategies to ensure more sustainable and more environmentally-respectful industry and to ensure gender balance, inclusion, diversity and representativeness.

Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

The grant will be a lump sum grant. This means that it will reimburse a fixed amount, based on a lump sum or financing not linked to costs. The amount is prefixed by the granting authority (page 16 of call document).

Thematic Categories

  • Audiovisual sector and Media
  • Culture
  • Natural and Cultural Heritage

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • Educational Institutions
  • Employees
  • International Organisations
  • Large Enterprises
  • Private Bodies
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions
  • State-owned Enterprises
  • Training Centres

Eligibility For Participation Notes

In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must be legal entities, public or private bodies, established in one of the eligible countries: Creative Europe Participating Countries, EU Member States or listed EEA countries and countries associated to the Creative Europe Programme.


NOTES: Only applications from eligible entities organising audiovisual festivals in countries participating in the MEDIA strand will be accepted.

Only applications by single applicants are allowed.

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Organization of European Programs & Cultural Relations

Νenant Μbogntanovitz

Business Planning Coordinator

Ifigenias 27, 2007 Acropolis, Nicosia

Telephone: +357 7000 1300

(Publishing date: 18/06/2021-for internal use only)

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