International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 6 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: The value of festivals and events

Guest Editors: Professor Julian Meyrick and Dr Tully Barnett

Numbers, schnumbers: Total cultural value and talking about everything that we do, even culture

Julian Meyrick

The purpose of this paper is to argue for the importance of separating out three key dimensions of culture’s value – definition, measurement and cultural reporting. This has…

Wild and banal: the value of the arts as commons

Katya Johanson

– The purpose of this paper is to identify the value of the arts play in public spaces in replicating a contemporary commons.

Examining the cultural value of festivals: Considerations of creative destruction and creative enhancement within the rural environment

Jodie George

Within Australia, cultural festivals focusing on music, food and art represent important social and economic opportunities for rural communities. However, tensions may also arise…


Event evaluation: definitions, concepts and a state of the art review

Steve Brown, Donald Getz, Robert Pettersson, Martin Wallstam

The purpose of this paper is to define event evaluation, develop a conceptual model of its process and elements, review pertinent literature, and draw conclusions pertaining both…

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