Festival as a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary project: competencies of festival managers
On June 16, Gordin Valery Ernstovich, head of the Laboratory of Culture Economics, was the speaker of an online seminar which was held as a part of the continuing education course “Technologies for Organization and Promotion of Events” developed by the Institute of Cultural Programs.
The main topic of the seminar was the issue of updating managerial competencies of festival organizers. There was a discussion about new motivational patterns of participants and organizers of festivals; about the main promising trends in the event industry; the characteristics of the next generation of festivals; about the influence of the “post-covid" syndrome on the organization of cultural events.
Particular attention was paid to competencies, the need of which was clearly manifested during the COVID-19 period.
Report material is available for review.