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Fruzsina Szep

Festival Director,
Lollapalooza Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Fruzsina is the festival director for Lollapalooza Berlin since October 2014. It is the first Lollapalooza Festival in Europe.

She was the program & artistic director of the Sziget Festival (H) between 2009-2014.

Fruzsina was the funding director of the Hungarian Music Export Office and was also the funding director of the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Brussels.
She established several national and international cultural projects such as the Roots&Routes International Talent Development program in Hungary, the RegiON live! CEE Showcase Club Festival and the RegiON Music Conference.

Fruzsina is one of the main initiators of CEETEP the Central-Eastern European Talent Exchange Program that is part of ETEP the European Talent Exchange Program.

Fruzsina is a board member of Yourope – The European Festival Association and she is also a strategic group member of ’A Soul for Europe’ a lobby organisation protecting and supporting the cultural values of Europe in close cooperation with civil organisations and the EU Commission.

She is a lecturer at Universities where she holds classes on art management, creative concept development and festival organisation.

Fruzsina was born in Budapest (H) and grew up in Munich (GER) and started her professional carrer of being the manager of live events and music groups.
Her main goal is to help to build up and establish festivals with a strong artistic and creative content and especially with a heart & soul to provide a longlasting festival experience and positive vibes 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 and the cultural and creative value of Festivals.