Flamenco Agency attended the Arts Festivals Summit 2018 which took place in Ljubljana this year.

The Arts Festivals Summit gathers a community of festivals from all around the world, counting on the presence of different sizes, artistic genres, target audiences and artistic programmes. All participants were able to witness the beauty of Ljubljana as well as its great artistic performances during the Slovenian Music Days. Flamenco Agency had the opportunity to share its new catalogue with many of these festivals, which showed enthusiasm about the quality and diversity of its artists, ballets and shows.

These were the speakers at the Arts Festivals Summit 2018:

• Airan Berg | Artistic Director of the Festival der Regionen
• Anita Debaere |Director of PEARLE Live Performance Europe
• Annabelle Van Nieuwenhuyse | Moderator, Point.Five Cultural Arts
• Annelies storms | Deputy Mayor for Culture, Tourism and Events, City of Ghent
• Barbara Gessler | Head of Unit DG EAC D2 Culture & Creativity, Creative Europe
• Barbara Jaki | Director of National Gallery of Slovenia
• Carlos Pinto Sá | Mayor of the City of Évora & Member of the Committee of the Regions
• Catherine Magnant | Advisor, Head of the Task-Force of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, European Commission
• Ceyda Berk-Söderblom | Co-founder and Director at MiklagardArts, Atelier Alumni & studio Aleppo (Helsinki)
• Darko Brlek | Artistic and General Director Ljubljana Festival
• Dieter Boyer | Senior Advisor to the City Councillor and State Minister for Arts, Science and Sports of Vienna
• Doris Pack | Former Chair EP Culture Committee
• Geert Cochez | Deputy CEO of visit.brussels
• Hermina Kova?i? | Communciation expert and Director Luksuz
• Jan Briers | President European Festivals Association (EFA)
• Mateja Demši? | Head of Department for Culture, City of Ljubljana
• Peter Bossman | European Committee of the Regions & Mayor of Piran
• Petra Stušek | Managing Director of Ljubljana Tourism and Vice-president of European Cities Marketing Association
• Philippe Kern | Founder and Managing Director of KEA, European Affairs
• Simon Mundy | Poet, novelist, biographer & broadcaster of Present Arts
• Sjoerd Feitsma | Deputy Mayor of the City of Leeuwarden
• Zoran Jankovi? | Mayor of Ljubljana