Never underestimate festivals’ importance

Arts Festivals Summit 2018. Future Heritage Ambassadors © Tina Ramujkić

Interview by Oleksandr Butsenko, head of the EFFE Hub, Ukraine, with Simon Mundy at Arts Festival Summit in Ljubljana, on April 2018.

The EFA communicator, Simon Mundy, has written three books of poems and three novels, several biographies of classical musicians. He has directed festivals in Scotland and Holland and broadcast for over thirty years on BBC Radio 3 and 4. He was the founder of the European Forum for the Arts and Heritage (now Culture Action Europe) and advises UNESCO and the Council of Europe.