The “Festival do Boi-Bumbá” changed the fate of Parintins, Brazil. Its success shows the crucial role that cultural festivals play in isolated territories that often lack material infrastructure.
The ability of the Osun River to support biodiversity is being threatened by pollution and can only be rescued if the contamination ends.
Longtime street performers in Old Montréal, a popular site for busking, feel as though the city is getting rid of them.
The Head On Photo Festival showcases documentary photography. Luckily, it’s an artform that lends itself well to online display and celebration.
The Unconformity takes advantage of its unique location in the mining town of Queenstown to create a provocative, thoughtful arts festival.
Urban festivals built on community involvement can reinvigorate places and create a shared sense of place and purpose that lasts long after the event is over.
Edinburgh will this year host the 30th Beltane.