International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 13 Issue 2


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Impacts of a health crisis on music festivals: a qualitative approach

Alicia Orea-Giner, Francesc González-Reverté, Laura Fuentes-Moraleda

This research explores the consequences of a health crisis provoked by a pandemic scenario on music festival impacts considered by the stakeholders involved. The purpose of this…


Communicating on social media during a #FestivalEmergency

Christine Van Winkle, Shawn Corrigan

The purpose of the study was to explore multidirectional flows of information over the course of an emergency. The following research questions were designed to guide this study…

Decisions on participation in music festivals: an exploratory research in Portugal

João Pedro Portugal, Antonia Correia, Paulo Águas

Music festivals offer new opportunities for leisure and tourist experiences in Portugal. Some tourists and residents, the so-called festival goers, participate and come back to…

Examining antecedents of residents’ support for the European Capital of Culture project – event’s sustainability perception, emotional solidarity, community attachment and brand trust

Ivana Šagovnović, Tatjana Pivac, Sanja Kovačić

The primary purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects on support for the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) project development of residents’ perception of the project’s…

Accessibility of music festivals: a British perspective

Karla Gabriela Alvarado

This investigation aims to critically assess accessibility for persons with disabilities (PWDs) at music festivals in the UK.


Maintaining the status quo: the nature and role of policy stakeholders' perceptions of event value

Martin Wallstam

This paper explores event value from the perspective of policy stakeholders and discusses potential implications of this stakeholder group's perceptions of value on event policy…


Congregating as a social phenomenon; the social glue that binds

Martin MacCarthy, Ashlee Morgan, Claire Lambert

This study aims to consolidate and hone existing spectating and crowd theory. This is achieved by marrying socio-cultural ideas and concepts from related disciplines.

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