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Festival tourism has been growing considerably over the years, acquiring a prominent position and with strong popularity in society. Festivals and/or events promote a cultural exchange at international, national and local levels, with the opportunity for cultural sharing, from history and...

Author(s)
Amorim, D.; Jiménez-Caballero, J. L.; Almeida, P.
Publisher
University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain
Citation
Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal (ET), 2019, 9, 2, pp 100-136
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine market segments within the broader category of occasional patrons of the performing arts. While similarities between these segments exist, important distinctions are also apparent. Design/methodology/approach - The authors surveyed 347 performing...

Author(s)
Kolhede, E. J.; Gomez-Arias, J. T.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Arts and the Market, 2016, 6, 1, pp 88-110
Abstract

The city of Ouagadougou is internationally renowned for its cultural dynamism. Thanks to major festivals in the fields of cinema (Fespaco), handicrafts (SIAO) and theatre (Les Récréâtrales), it attracts artists, experts, and tourists every year. But these temporary moments of emulation should not...

Author(s)
Svobodova, K.
Publisher
Pole de Recherche pour l'Organisation et la Diffusion de l'Information Geographique, Paris, France
Citation
EchoGéo, 2022, 61,
Abstract

Belly dancing originated in the Middle East as a form of folk dance but has widely transformed into a leisure dance activity in recent decades. Belly dance was introduced to Taiwan in 2002, marketed primarily as a 'body slimming exercise' with a sense of exoticism. According to previous studies,...

Author(s)
Chang YuChi; Lin PoHsiu; Sogawa, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, 2017, 6, 1, pp 34-45
Abstract

To provide an enhanced understanding of performing arts tourism in the Asian context, the present study investigates the motivations, intentions and performance preferences of a particular source market - Japan. Five primary motivations identified for this group when travelling to Korea to watch a ...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Chung JinYoung; King, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 372-388
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to analyze therapeutic functions of music elements used during music therapy sessions to enhance joint attention in children with autism spectrum disorder. Through music therapy interventions delivered by a music therapist such as singing, music instrument playing...

Author(s)
Poopityastaporn, P.; Chiengchana, N.
Publisher
Ministry of Public Health, Department for Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Traditional Thai and Alternative Medicine, 2019, 17, 3, pp 460-474
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the experiences of donors to a UK-based contemporary music organisation fundraising scheme through the theoretical lens of liminality. Design/methodology/approach: In-depth interviews with 16 members of the Sound Investment scheme investigated the...

Author(s)
Pitts, S. E.; Herrero, M.; Price, S. M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Arts and the Market, 2020, 10, 1, pp 18-33
Abstract

Traditional theatre genres appear to compete for audiences in a competitive post-modern culture. This is most likely owing to the availability of a wide range of more popular entertainment- and leisure activities. Drag events, which have just recently become acknowledged as part of mainstream arts...

Author(s)
Hattingh, C.; Niekerk, A.
Publisher
Instituto Superior de Ciencias Educativas (ISCE), Odivelas, Portugal
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality International Journal, 2022, 19, 1, pp 24-45
Abstract

Purpose: Researchers have become aware of the importance of festivals as a phenomenon worthy of studying, but in-depth studies of cultural festivals are lacking. The purpose of this study is to describe the attributes of cultural festivals, specifically theatre festivals and examine the motivations ...

Author(s)
Gomez-Casero, G.; Jara Alba, C. A.; López-Guzman, T.; Pérez Gálvez, J. C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2020, 14, 4, pp 599-617
Abstract

Provision is made in state-based education curriculum in Australia for the inclusion of dance in either health and physical education or the performing arts. This study, using interviews with 38 year 11 and 12 girls in two metropolitan Western Australian high schools, explored what prompts students ...

Author(s)
Embrey, L.; Rose, E.
Publisher
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc. (ACHPER), Hindmarsh, Australia
Citation
ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 2002, 49, 3/4, pp 32-38

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