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RECORD NUMBER OF FESTIVALS EARN THE GREENER FESTIVAL AWARD


A further sixteen UK, North American and European festivals have been named as winners of the prestigious Greener Festival Award 2010 making a record breaking total of 47 winners in 2010.  The new winners include Bonnaroo (USA). Lightning in a Bottle (USA), West Beach (USA),  Osheaga Festival (Canada), Outside Lands (USA), Shambala Festival (Northants), End of the Road (Wiltshire), Waveform (Norfolk), Bestival (Isle of Wight), Camp Bestival (Lulworth), The Co-operative Cambridge Folk Festival, Hard Rock Calling (London), T-in-the-Park (Scotland), Big Tent (Scotland), Boom (Portugal) and  Welcome to the Future (Netherlands).

The final winners for 2010 are:

Outstanding

Big Tent (Scotland)
Croissant Neuf Summer Party (England)
Boom (Portugal)
Isle of Wight Festival (England)
Lightning in a Bottle (USA)
Osheaga (Canada)
Oya Festival (Norway)
Peats Ridge (Australia)
Shambala (England)
Sunrise Summer Celebration (England)
Wood  Festival (England)

Commended (and *Highly Commended)

Bestival*  (England)
Big Session Weekend (England)
Bonnaroo* (USA)
Bristol Harbour Festival (England)
Camp Bestival (England)
Co-operative Cambridge Folk Festival (England)
Falls Festival (Australia) ~
The Glastonbury Festival* (England)
Grassroots* (Jersey)
Hard Rock Calling (England)
Hadra Trance Festival (France)
Island Vibe (Australia)
Lounge on the Farm (England)
Malmo Festivalen* (Sweden)
Open Air Festival (Czech Republic)
OpenAir St Gallen (Switzerland)
Outside Lands* (USA)
Rototom Sunsplash (Spain)
SOS 4:8*  (Spain)
Southbound (Australia)
Summer Sundae Weekender
T-in-the-Park* (Scotland)
Waveform* (England)
Womadelaide (Australia)
Wireless (England)
West Beach (USA)

Improving

Byron Bay Blues + (Australia)
City of London Festival (England)
End of the Road (England)
Fairbridge (Australia)
Rock For People (Czech Republic)
Sonisphere (England)
Splendour Festival (England)
Standon Calling (England)
Westcoast Blues (Australia)
Welcome to the Future (Netherlands)

two sites

+ new site in 2010

The Greener Festival Awards 2010 are kindly sponsored by Robertson Taylor and  Max Robertson, Development Manager for Robertson Taylor Insurance, said “We have been working with A Greener Festival and their members for a number of years.  We continue to offer insurance premium discounts for festivals that adhere to the Greener Festival recommendations and we are delighted to support the Awards. Congratulations to all the Award winners and we look forward to another successful and green festival season in 2011”

 

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