Sea Star Festival nominated for the best European festival

first_imgThe Sea Star Festival was nominated for the best European festival, and it is also a record eighth nomination for Exit festivals.This year’s Sea Star Festival, with its second edition, along with improved production, delighted both fans of top entertainment and the performers themselves, who enjoyed Umag during May.And the fact that the Croatian member of the EXIT festival family won the nomination for the “festival Oscars” this year speaks for itself. European Festival Awards (EFA) are considered one of the most prestigious awards in the festival industry, and Sea Star has once again been nominated in the category of best festival for up to 40.000 visitors a day.The current holder of the title for the best major European festival, EXIT, previously won the grand prix award for 2013, while Exit’s Sea Dance Festival, which takes place in Montenegro, won the award for the best festival for up to 40.000 visitors in 2014, and this year alone Exit festivals have a total of eight nominations at the upcoming European Festival Awards.This year’s nomination for Sea Star has already repeated the success from last year, when the festival, after its premiere, was nominated in the same category, but also in the category of the best new festival. In addition to Sea Star, two other festivals organized by the EXIT team, Budva’s Sea Dance, Romania’s Revolution, and Georgia’s Echowaves, which is supported by the EXIT team, are competing for the “Best Festival of up to 40.000 visitors a day” award.Echowaves was also nominated for the best new festival, which means that in competition with the Bosnian Festival 84, which, after the first edition of the festival, won three nominations, in the categories for best new festival, best festival up to 10.000 visitors a day, as well as best indoor festival. EXIT, as the winner of the grand prix award, according to the propositions of the competition this year must pause and give a chance to other festivals to win the title, and will participate in EFA in at least two special categories, “Take a Stand” for social activism and “Brand Activation Award” , for the best corporate activation at the festival.Sea Star is fighting for the title with other European festivals such as Sea Dance, Revolution, Echowaves, Balaton, Electric Castle, Melt and others, and with the votes of an expert jury made up of prominent individuals in the music industry, audience voices around the world will decide final placement of this year’s candidates. Voting for the European Festival Awards began on Thursday and will run until November 30, and the winners will be announced at the award ceremony in Groningen, the Netherlands on January 16, 2019.In addition to two consecutive nominations at the European Festival Awards, Sea Star is last year’s winner of the Capra D’Oro Award given by the Istria County Tourist Board for its contribution to the promotion of Istria, as well as the Ambassador Award for Best New Festival in 2017.RELATED NEWS:BLUE LAGOON LONG AGO UNDERSTANDS THAT THE MOTIVE OF ARRIVAL IS NOT ACCOMMODATION, BUT THE CONTENT IN THE DESTINATIONSEA STAR FESTIVAL GENERATES MORE THAN 60 MILLION HRK TOURIST CONSUMPTIONlast_img read more

Raheem Sterling concerned by Mikel Arteta’s inside knowledge ahead of Man City vs Arsenal

first_imgRaheem Sterling worked with Mikel Arteta from 2016 (Picture: Getty Images)Raheem Sterling admits that Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta will likely have ‘something up his sleeve’ when his side take on Manchester City on Wednesday night after spending over three years at the club.Arteta was Pep Guardiola’s assistant at City from July 2016 until December 2019 when he left to take charge of the Gunners, his first job in managemenet.The Spaniard enjoyed a superb spell with his compatriot at the Etihad, winning two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and two League Cups before returning to the club where he finished his playing career.Sterling worked with Arteta for the entirety of the coach’s stint at Manchester City and admits that his inside knowledge will be an advantage when the Gunners travel north on Wednesday.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘It’s definitely going to be a strange one,’ Sterling told BBC Radio 5Live. ‘He knows us inside-out. ‘He will definitely have something up his sleeve, but we are ready and we are focused, and we have to try to get the result we want.’ Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 17 Jun 2020 11:15 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1kShares Comment Mikel Arteta playing for Arsenal against Raheem Sterling, then at Liverpool, back in 2012 (Picture: Getty Images)Guardiola is looking forward to locking horns with his former colleague and long-time friend, who he has known since their days in the Barcelona academy.‘I’m so excited to see him, one of the nicest people I ever met. It was a joy for me and for all of us to work with him,’ Guardiola said.‘The feeling I have is he’s happy there and doing an incredible job. I’m looking forward to seeing him.‘He knows absolutely everything of us, he was an incredibly important part of our success, he helped us to be who were were and who we are.‘We are delighted he will come back, especially if he is happy there. We sent a message an hour and a half ago. It was about the wine we are going to drink after the game if social distance allows.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThe clash at the Etihad will be the second Premier League game back after the coronavirus hiatus, following Aston Villa vs Sheffield United at 6pm.Sterling admits that playing in an empty stadium will take some getting used to but is sure the competitive juices will start flowing quickly.‘It’s going to be weird, for sure, it’s going to be weird,’ said the England star.‘We played a training game, a couple of training games and it is a bit strange.‘But when it is competition time, we have got to dig deep and find something to motivate us and drive us on.’MORE: Charlie Nicholas names three Arsenal players set to leave and makes Manchester City predictionMORE: ‘I don’t understand that at all!’ – Chris Sutton hits out at Arsenal over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s contract situationFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Raheem Sterling concerned by Mikel Arteta’s inside knowledge ahead of Man City vs Arsenallast_img read more