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This article conceptually addresses the sustainability of festivals from the perspective of the organizations providing them, specifically in the context of how event organizations can become permanent institutions. Festivals and other recurring events are often viewed as tourist attractions, and...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Andersson, T. D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2008, 12, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

In recent years, events and festivals have been increasingly seen as a good way of developing the regions and the tourism in localities in eastern Finland. In order to be able to produce comparable information on the different impacts of events in Finland, and to gain continuity to event research,...

Author(s)
Pasanen, K.; Taskinen, H.; Mikkonen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 112-129
Abstract

The paper reports from a multiple case study investigating three music festivals located in the Barents region, namely the Festspel i Pite Älvdal (Piteǻ, Sweden), the Festspillene i Nord-Norge (Harstad, Norway) and the Jutajaiset Folklorefestivaali (Rovaniemi, Finland). The aim of the reported...

Author(s)
Karlsen, S.; Nordström, C. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 130-145
Abstract

Tourism is a mixed industry in the sense that public, nonprofit and private organizations compete and collaborate. This is a study of festival management implications related to various types of ownership in a sample of music festivals. Three business models are identified: Public, Nonprofit and...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 249-265
Abstract

This article argues that festival innovation is a highly cooperative endeavour among many actors in an inter-organizational network. The aim is to understand how collaborative festival innovation is performed and who takes part in the process. Material from case studies of three Swedish festivals...

Author(s)
Larson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 288-307
Abstract

The diversity of festivals in Finnmark, Norway, was researched with the aim of creating a festival map of the county's Festivalscape. Data were collected by questionnaires to the registered festival managers. It was concluded that Finnmark is a festive county where 72,000 people share close to 60...

Author(s)
Jaeger, K.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 2/3, pp 327-348
Abstract

The importance and definition of festival size is first considered. Then data on whole festival populations in three Norwegian counties are analyzed. The analysis reveals a clear pattern in all three counties that is termed the "festival size pyramid" in which the base consists of a large number of ...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.; Mykletun, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2013, 14, 2, pp 81-103
Abstract

This is the second special issue of this journal that addresses special event management research and practice, and it contains eight articles that attempt to meet some of the research gaps that still exist. Included are research papers addressing three important issues related to the meetings...

Author(s)
Andersson, T.; Getz, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 3, pp 189-348
Abstract

To describe the value of event experiences remains a challenge for event research. Recently, use-value has been successfully applied to event valuation, drawing on extensive research and a validated methodology from environmental and culture economics. The objectives of this study are first to...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Armbrecht, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 3, pp 255-274