What makes a festival a festival? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Art and science join forces at the inaugural Big Anxiety Festival New research in mental health points to the arts as a solution. This festival will advance the conversation further. Postcard from Junction Arts Festival From a self-guided evening art walk to site specific dance and live music, Junction has an intimate charm. Ladies and gentlemen of the audience: what is your verdict? (locked) Audience members get to vote in courtroom dramas which pit our need for entertainment against a range of contemporary legal dilemmas. Regional artists think globally to grow NSW conversation A new Lismore conference debunks the perception that regional arts are siloed by encouraging a focus on innovation driving creative partnerships. (Premium content) Premium content Lisa D’Onofrio Thursday 2 October, 2014 Festivals are not just about the presentation of work: they celebrate communities. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Lisa D’Onofrio is a literacy and literature facilitator and community arts manager/practitioner who directs the Castlemaine Children’s Literature Festival.