Fruzsina Szép (DE)
Fruzsina Szép Festival Director – Lollapalooza Berlin & Berlin Festival @ the Hörstmann Unternehmensgruppe (HUG) Board member of Yourope, the European Festival Association Strategic Group Member of ’A Soul for Europe’ Fruzsina is the festival director since October 2014 for Lollapalooza Berlin and the Berlin Festival at the Hörstmann Unternehmensgruppe (HUG) based in Berlin and Cologne.The portfolio of the company consists of the following festivals and brands: Lollapalooza Berlin, MELT!, splash!, Berlin Festival, First We Take Berlin, MTV Mobile Beats, the Festival Guide and the Intro Magazine. Fruzsina was the program & artistic director of the Sziget Festival (H) between 2009-2014. Her main goal is to help to build up and establish festivals with strong artistic content and with a heart & soul and to provide a longlasting festival experience for the audience. Since many years Fruzsina is working on a well structured link between the Eastern and the Western European Cultural Market and the exchange of a high level of know-how and best practice between cultural and artistic workers in order to strengthen the mobility of artistic repertoire in Europe. She is also one of the main initiators of CEETEP the Central-EasternTalent Exchange Program and a lecturer at Universities where she holds classes on art management and festival organisation.