The social dynamics of arts festivals: A comparative analysis of the KKNK and the Grahamstown National Arts Festival

@article{vanderVyver2006TheSD,
  title={The social dynamics of arts festivals: A comparative analysis of the KKNK and the Grahamstown National Arts Festival},
  author={Abraham van der Vyver and Franz{\'e}l du Plooy-Cilliers},
  journal={South African Theatre Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={192 - 203}
}
In this study the researchers used the concept of social dynamics as an umbrella concept to deal with the major drivers that impact on the success of a festival. The questionnaire that was used to obtain first-hand information from festival-goers dealt with culture, tourism, marketing, politics and information technology. The researchers paid special attention to the utilisation of arts festivals by politicians as propaganda platforms as well as the intentions with which these festivals are… 

The perceived contribution of South African Arts festivals to the performing arts: standardisation of the measurement scale

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