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[Festivals Stories] Kokkola Winter Accordion Festival
The Kokkola Winter Accordion Festival adopted a hybrid format during the difficult time of the pandemic. This situation showed them that streaming, using more digital techniques and embracing new interactive ways to produce the programme were the key to succeed in the future.
[Festivals Stories] Graphic Stories Festival
The Graphic Stories Festival on Graphic Design and Visual communication is known for connecting and empathising with its audience. The virtual wall design for its 2021 edition proves this: its aim was that people could leave their own message and express how they felt during the confinement and the pandemic.
Compilation of festival stories: The power of resilience
Some festivals rejected the idea of moving all their performances online. They simply could not accept that human contact was missing. These festivals are proud of having achieved this huge milestone, as one of them says: “The virus did not defeat our resilience”.