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 Holloway’s final Melbourne International Arts Festival dances with the truth Exploring the nature of truth in an age of fake news, and with a particular focus on dance – including three of Melbourne’s leading choreographers – MIAF 2019 promises to tantalise and provoke. Beef, coal, and hot tracks: Aus music exports earn $195 million each year Australian music is performing remarkably overseas, according to a new Australia Council report. Bendigo your go-to destination for winter arts The regional Victorian city of Bendigo comes alive with three major cultural events this winter. Young dancers put their best feet forward (locked) Members of the youth dance sector will be networking, training and performing at the Australian Youth Dance Festival in Melbourne over the coming week. (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 Join 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 members-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 ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Malta Festival Poznan 2014. Photo Maciej Zakrzewski 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.