Political Festival of Europe

Held from 25 to 28 August 2022 in Mariager, Denmark, the Political Festival of Europe is an annual festival for democratic dialogue between European nations, organisations and citizens.

About the festival:

Political Festival of Europe – “Det Europæiske Folkemøde” – is a four-day democracy festival that serves as a platform for European political and societal debates and discussions along with an authentic experience of European culture and heritage.

Taking place in the historic town of Mariager in Northern Jutland, Denmark, Political Festival of Europe is a unique opportunity for you to make your voice heard and for partners to access a pan-European audience.

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Political Festival of Europe 2022 is shaped by seven themes: business, climate, culture, democracy, foreign policy, health and technology.

The town of Mariager itself will accordingly be divided into seven zones, in which you will find specialized tents and events surrounding these themes. In addition to the seven zones, we will have three thematic stages which will host debates, talks and hearings with our manyfold speakers, within each and every one of our selected themes.

The themes have been carefully selected according to European political agendas and their global importance. 

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Join us!

There are many possibilities for you to join, support and be part of the festival.

  • Partner organisers rent tents or buy timeslots on our stages where they get to shape their own debates, events, workshops and hearings.
  • Sponsors support the running of the Festival through financial or in kind contributions in exchange of different benefits that will be communicated soon.
  • Speakers can sign up for free to join our speakers catalogue or can buy timeslots to organize their own sessions on our stages.
  • A Speakers’ Corner has been set up for smaller organisations, associations, businesses and alike to have a possibility to set up their own activity for a smaller price.
  • Press/media can contact us for media partnerships, interview or event coverage.
  • Volunteers are key in making the Festival happen and are continuously being recruited.
  • Friends are individual donors to the Festival who can pay a small contribution free to help us bring democracy closer to European citizens.

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