The first European Atelier for Young Festival Managers took place in the historical city of Görlitz from 15 to 21 May 2006. It was organised by the European Festivals Association (EFA) in cooperation with the Institut for Kulturelle Infrastruktur Sachsen (IKS) and Theorem with the support of the Felix Meritis Foundation and the Amsterdam/Maastricht Summer Academy and Dartington International Summer School,