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By Toby To
Despite the lack of government support towards performing arts in Thailand, various artists and organizers are striving to create arts festivals for and with their respective communities.
By Kerrine Goh
Two cases of Thailand in the context of the festivals and their communities will be shared in this two-parts article. This first part outlines the case of Pahtum Thani International ...
By Shiva Pathak
Attakkalari is India’s premiere organization working in the field of contemporary movement arts. Through its many distinct programmes it works towards creating a context for contemporary movement.
By Edward James Carlos Pangilinan
In 2003, The Bagasbas Beach International Eco Arts Festival (BBIEAF) was created to answer the need for active participation to alleviate poverty and spur sustainable development with care for the ...
By miki braniste
Why theater at one of the biggest film festivals in Eastern Europe? What does it bring to the audience in addition to the movie projections?
After a week of intensive workshops and discussions I am attempting to put into words what an incredibly inspiring and transforming experience it has been for me to attend the ...
By Bilqis Hijjas
A report on a meeting in Kobe, Japan, in April 2011, to share case studies of dance festivals in Asia and to build a network among festival directors.
By Claire Wilson
Held for the first time in Asia, the Atelier for Young Festival Managers brought 34 young professionals to Singapore from 14 to 21 May. They reflected on topics related to ...
The Graey Festival, staged in Singapore in November at the Substation, had its 3rd edition this year in 2010. The festival originally began as a study of Indian contemporary dance ...
By Florentina Bratfanof
The 2010 edition of Filminute Festival is an exclusively online festival consisting of 25 shortlisted movies. Each movie lasts one minute. The festival is a platform for directors to produce ...
Festivals in Asia run on very different models, as the state and sophistication of arts development and support in various parts of Asia are highly disparate.
What do ‘festivals’ mean in a global world? How are they perceived in Europe compared with Asia? What is their dialogue, keeping in mind EU and Asian practices?
By Judith Staines
Transmediale.10 took up residence at the House of World Cultures in snowy Berlin in the first week of February 2010. Transmediale is an internationally prestigious festival for contemporary art and ...
Europalia, based in Belgium, is a major international arts festival held every two years to celebrate one invited country’s cultural heritage. This year China has been chosen.