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Book reviews are welcome for publication in the Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis. 

Festive Event

It is our aim to publish book reviews (700 - 1200 words) on festival culture, not limited to, but including, the following topics:

  • Carnivals (business, entrepreneurship, combined arts, performance)

  • Caribbean Festivals

  • Celebration 

  • Community Festivals

  • Festival Cities 

  • Festival/Celebration Night Life

  • Festivals and Fiestas in South America

  • Gatherings (crowds, fans, activities)

  • Medieval Festival, Celebrations, and Events

  • Music Festivals

  • Religious Events 

  • Ritual Culture

  • Pan and Panyards

We also invite reports (5,000 words), review essays (should focus on 3–5 books on a similar topic or theme), analysis of festival events, and interviews (between 800 and 1,200 words).


We look forward to receiving: A 500-word Abstract, no more than a 5,000-word completed paper, and a bio of no longer than 100 words should be included (Word doc. files only).

Key Dates:

  • Key Dates:

  • 500-word Abstract Proposal Submission Deadline: 30th March 2024

  • Notification of Acceptance: 5th April 2024

  • Completed Paper Submission Deadline: 30th May 2024

  • Expected Publication Date: 2024/25

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