Europe Festival Awards Winners 2012

Europe Festival Awards

We’re not the only music festival website with a fancy pants awards announcement. Since 2009, Festival Awards Europe has been recognizing the best fests on the continent. Here are this years winners decided by a public online vote.

BEST MAJOR FESTIVAL:
TOMORROWLAND (Belgium)

BEST MEDIUM-SIZED FESTIVAL:
HEINEKEN BALATON SOUND (Hungary)

BEST SMALL FESTIVAL:
TAURON NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL (Poland)

HEADLINER OF THE YEAR:
FOO FIGHTERS (USA)

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR:
OF MONSTERS AND MEN (Iceland)

BEST EUROPEAN FESTIVAL LINE-UP:
ROCK AM RING/ ROCK IM PARK (Germany)

BEST INDOOR FESTIVAL:
SENSATION (Netherlands)

FESTIVAL ANTHEM OF THE YEAR:
Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers (Sweden)

BEST NEW FESTIVAL:
ELECTRO MAGNETIC (Germany)

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the Chief Festival Junkie's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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