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The role of traditional festivals in community life

J. H. Kwabena Nketia

The role of traditional festivals in community life

by J. H. Kwabena Nketia

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Published by Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana in Legon [Ghana] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.H. Kwabena Nketia.
SeriesEducation and cultural heritage series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2001/06278 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6814720M
LC Control Number00284545

individuals were selected for analyzing the influence of festivals and events on community quality of life. The data set contains interesting variables. The first variable is residents’ satisfaction for living in a community, next is overall life satisfaction, third is health perception, and financial : Sangchoul Ui, Jonathon Day, Liping Cai. emphasizes community life and communalism as a living principle of which the basic ideology is community-identity. Its aim is to produce and present an individual as a community-culture-bearer. Culture is a community property and must therefore be community-protected. Also, the individual in an African community is in the ‘Clan vital File Size: KB.

These traditional festivals will really introduce you to life in China. There are annual events like Chinese New Year, the Lantern Festival, the Qingming (Tomb Sweeping) Festival, Double Seven Festival, and the Winter Solstice. The festivals introduced here have been selected for their traditional Author: Cindy Tang. Hmong festivals. One Festive Holiday the Hmong culture celebrates is the Hmong New Year celebration, which is a cultural tradition that takes place annually in selected areas where Hmong community exist and in a modified form where smaller communities come together. During the New Year's celebration, Hmong dress in traditional clothing and.

ROLE OF MUSIC IN TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL. CHAPTER ONE. Background To The Study. An accurate and concise definition of music is fundamental to being ableto discuss, categorize, and otherwise consider what we understand as being music. "Explications of the concept of music usually begin with the idea that music is organized sound. Importance of Events and Festivals in Tourism. According to Bierling et al (), festivals and events in various destinations serve an important role development of tourism and consequent development of the economy. Events and festival tourism is developing at a high rate in various tourists destinations across the world.


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The role of traditional festivals in community life by J. H. Kwabena Nketia Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Role of Festivals and Cultural Events in the Strategic Development of Cities. Recommendations for Urban Areas in Romania Ruxandra-Irina POPESCU1, Răzvan-Andrei CORBOŞ2 1Administration and Public Management Faculty, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest 2Management Faculty, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania.

The Role of Traditional Festivals in Action Planning, Advocacy and Social Accountability Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Traditional Music in Community Life: Aspects of Performance, Recordings. and Preservation Traditional Music in Community Life: Aspects of Performance, Recordings, and Preservation | Cultural Survival.

The study analyses the impact of festivals on the strategic development of cities and the importance gained by urban areas after organizing these events. In the final part of the paper there are some recommendations for Romanian cities which might enhance their image and might become more known through the organization of such festivals and.

of roles in the life and thought of Igbo communities [10]. masquerades are used as agents of social control and as symbol of authority [11]. Socio-Religious Significance of Ikoro and Ekpe Festivals in Akwete Ndoki Community of Abia State, Nigeria.

Bentina Alawari MathiasAuthor: Bentina Alawari Mathias. Understanding the Role of Culture and Heritage in Community Festivals: An Importance-Performance Analysis Abstract Festivals can support local communities by bringing in unique visitors who will inject new revenue into the economy.

When traditional festivals are dissonant with social integration. Josep Martí. CSIC, Barcelona. ABSTRACT. Festivals are an important sector of folk and popular culture. Because of the current importance given to culture and tradition considerable effort has been invested in the maintainance and fostering of such festivals.

Festivals promote community pride by celebrating things that make a town special and evoke good feelings. Those things can be as "big" as ethnic heritage, or as "small" as a piece of pastry. Two examples from Minnesota illustrate the point.

Each year, the community of Lindstrom hosts Karl Oskar Days to celebrate its Swedish heritage. bearers who, it is hoped, will play a central role in the shape of the festival’s development and overall outcome. The folklife festival is an opportunity for cultural exchange―a place where audiences can feel free to engage with particular traditions and their respective tradition-bearers―within a File Size: KB.

Festivals form an important part our lives. Festivals come in various kinds. Some festivals are cultural, some national and some religious. Despite the various kinds in which they come, they all mean one thing and that is celebration. Festivals are an event of celebration and joy which may be associated with religious, cultural or national events.

They have an essential role to play in society. Worship of Sun is done during most of the festivals as He is the giver of life, light, makes crops grow in bounty, brings rainfall and bestows prosperity and abundance. Diwali – Festival of Lights. It is a Hindu festival that is celebrated on a new moon called Aswayuja Amavasya in the months of oct-nov, on the 15th day of the month of Karthika.

Festivals are an expressive way to celebrate glorious heritage, culture and traditions. They are meant to rejoice special moments and emotions in our lives with our loved ones.

They play an important role to add structure to our social lives, and connect us with our families and backgrounds. The main themes that emerge from the international literature are the variety of roles played by the artists in the community, the different kinds of art projects, and the way events can shape : Greg Richards.

Each and every festival plays significant role. Some festivals are national, celebrated by whole nation. Importance of Festivals in Life; the Sword There is a world beyond studies Time Management Top 10 most popular Career options of Today Top 10 Motivational Books for Students Traditional Education Vs Modern Education Trends in.

shows how festivals affect society and are affected by it through practices in accordance with cultural democracy.

Festivals’ relation to society is explained through the following concept-areas: 1. The artist’s role 2. The use of festivals 3.

The European example 4. Cultural democracy 5. Cultural policy 6. Active participation 7. Cultural tourism. Like culture and art, recreation, leisure and sports activities play an important role in communities. Their many benefits include improving the health and well-being of individuals, contributing to the empowerment of individuals, and promoting the development of inclusive communities.

Recreation, leisure and sports activities may involve individuals, small groups, teams or whole communities Author: Chapal Khasnabis, Karen Heinicke Motsch, Kamala Achu, Kathy Al Jubah, Svein Brodtkorb, Philippe Cher. Lets begin with understanding what a festival is: As per wikipedia, "A festival is a special occasion of feasting or celebration, usually with a religious focus.

Aside from religion, and sometimes folklore, another significant origin is agricul. Buy Managing and Developing Communities, Festivals and Events 1st ed.

by Jepson, Allan, Clarke, Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke.

We all live by hours of the day, days of the week, seasons of the year, and God has revealed cycles and patterns of community life for Israel. Indeed, the moedim (festivals and appointed times) of the LORD are rooted in history and have prophetic implication for our lives.

The "traditions of the elders" which Yeshua condemned had more to do. Jim Flanagan, a regular performer at the NTIF also teaches during the summer at some of the various music retreats promoted during the festival, and is a firm believer in the positive effect that such festivals have on helping traditional music pass from one generation to the next.

“These kinds of festival events are generational. Traditional Roles of Men in Families Religious European settlers brought their beliefs to the New World, and those beliefs helped define the roles of men and women within families. God was the highest authority, and husbands and fathers derived their household authority from God.The Role of the Museum in Society Emmanuel N.

Arinze President, Commonwealth Association of Museums Public lecture at the National Museum, Georgetown, Guyana Monday, Introduction Museums have a long history going back to the 3rd century B.C., when the first known museum was opened in the University of Alexandria in Size: 79KB.festivals), made it possible to explore both the religious and socio-cultural history of the people, which existed, mostly in oral tradition.

In this sense, one of the contributions of this research lies in its role of “rescuing the memory” of the indigenous people.1 This effort.