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Focus On World Festivals


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Editors' Introduction: Focusing on World Festivals (Chris Newbold and Jennie Jordan); Section 1: Understanding Festivals: Introduction (Jennie Jordan); Ch 1 The Festivalisation of Contemporary life Jennie Jordan); Ch 2 The place to be ... global. Local roots of world festivals (Emmanuel Negrier and Aurelien Djakouane); Ch 3 Norwegian Festivals and a Music Economy in Transition Daniel Nordgard); Ch 4 Animating Places a New Festival Phenomenon? (Maurice Maguire); Ch 5 Visual Art Festivals and Globalisation: the rise of the biennials (Monica Sassatelli); Ch 6 Republic of the Imagination: Burning Man and the culture of radical self-expression (Rachel Bowditch); Section 2: Managing Festivals and Festival Policy: Introduction (Jennie Jordan); Ch 7 Leicester 'Festival City' or a City with Festivals (Simon Brown); Ch 8 The Evolution and Future Prospects of the Taiwan Lantern Festival (Alison Huang) Ch 9 Galway International Arts Festival: what's behind the internationalisation of a name (Silvia Guglielmini); Ch 10 Rock in Rio: the festival (Vanessa Martin); Ch 11 Building the Festival Team: A case-study of Saint Petersburg (Svetlana Puchkova and Elena Elkanova); Ch 12 Large Festivals - Great Struggles (Janos Zoltan Szabo); Ch 13 Community Perceptions on the Impacts of Art Festivals and its Impact on Overall Quality of Life: A case study of the Innibos National Arts Festival, South Africa (Mathilda van Niekerk); Ch 14 Valuing Arts Festivals: economic impact and the South African National Arts Festival (Jen D. Snowball); Ch 15 Festivals on the High Street: revitalising business and communities in the UK (Roberta Comunian, Lydia Fraser-Ward and Silvie Jacobi); Ch 16 Are You Having A Laugh? Comedy, a new face for festivals in the 21st Century? (Christopher Maughan and Ljiljana Rados evic ); Section 3: Using Festivals: Culture and Identity: Introduction (Chris Newbold); Ch 17 'Appealing for Grace': The Guinea Corn (Kayuji) Festival of Northern Ghana (Samuel Ntewusu); Ch 18 Visualising National Life: The Hornbill Festival as culture and politics (Arkotong Longkumer); Ch 19 The World's largest water fight, or the battle for the soul of a festival: Songkran in Thailand and South East Asia (Chris Newbold); Ch 20 China: rehabilitating festivals (Chris Newbold and Meng Xiang); Ch 21 Street Festivals that Change life: festivals in Iran, Kuwait, and Belorussia (Floriane Gaber); Ch 22 A Holy Week Carnival? The Iberoamerican Theatre Festival of Bogota (Paolo Vignolo); Ch 23 Dia de los Muertos and its Representation of 'Calaveras' in Contemporary Art and Culture (Emily Bradfield); Ch 24 Commemorating the Ancestors: performances of death at the Tucson All Souls' Procession (Rachel Bowditch); Ch 25 Off the Beaten Track: The Garma Festival in the Northern Territory Australia (Robyn Archer); Ch 26 The Parkes Elvis Festival: attendee and host community perspectives (Katie Schlenker, Carmel Foley and Eve Carroll-Dwyer); Ch 27 "We have been called Carnival People": carnival within the festive celebrations of Trinidad and Tobago (Milla C. Riggio); Index

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