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First ever Festival Congress Awards presented

By | Published on Monday 20 October 2014

Festival Congress Awards

And third, but by no means least, in fact, we’ve saved the best for last, it was the first ever Festival Congress Awards this weekend, which, the more alert of you may have already guessed, took place in amongst the Association Of Independent Festival’s Festival Congress event in Cardiff.

“But which festivals scored the glory?” I hear you all shout (well, I can hear at least nine of you). Well, if you’d just calm down for one flippin second, let me flex my fingers and tap a few keys on the board in front of me, then I could tell you. Thank you. OK, here are the winners.

Supporter Of Emerging Talent Award: 2000 Trees
New Festival On The Block: Fire In The Mountain
Mind-Blowing Spectacle Award: The Arcadia Spider
Smart Marketing Campaign Of The Year: Bestival Mirror Ball
Emmet Brown Award: Shambala Festival – Fuel Efficient Technology
Random Act Of Kindness Award: End Of The Road audience – Festival Wood

Unique Festival Site: Festival No.6
Festival Venue Of The Year: End Of The Road: The Garden Stage
Silver Service Award: Goan Seafood Company
Friendliest Security Staff: Showsec
Culture & Tourism Award (Forward Thinking Local Authority): Dorset County Council

Live Act Of The Year: Catfish & The Bottlemen
Artist For The Audience: Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip
Festival Blogger Of The Year: Shell Zenner
Unsung Hero: James Goodall
The Outstanding Contribution Award: Rob da Bank