by / February 2nd, 2012 /

Electric Picnic sweeps the Irish Festival Awards

Voted for by over 19,000 music fans, the Irish Festival Awards were set up in 2007 by the people behind the Castlepalooza event. This year’s results have just been announced and see the Electric Picnic dominate proceedings:

Best Large Festival: Electric Picnic
Best Medium Festival: Rory Gallagher Tribute Festival
Best Small Festival: Body & Soul
Greenest Festival: Electric Picnic
Best One Day Festival: Arthur’s Day
Best New Festival: Forbidden Fruit
Best Dance Festival: Life
Best Traditional Festival: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
Best Value: Arthur’s Day
Best Street Spirit: Galway Arts Festival
Best Headline Act: The Chemical Brothers
Best Rock Act: Muse
Best Dance Act: Underworld
Best Alternative Act: Rubber Bandits
Best Irish Act: And So I Watch You From Afar
Best Lineup: Electric Picnic
Family Festival Award: Electric Picnic
Social Responsibility Award: Electric Picnic
Best Service: Electric Picnic
Best Toilets: Electric Picnic