Public Culture And What Is Cultural Participatory?

1650 Words7 Pages
1. What is public culture and what is cultural participatory? The public means that everyone could join in. Anyone could join in this area, so it would create a comfortable environment. Then the environment would become the culture of this public area. For example, the car parking area, people would stop their car at the parking space; market as well, people would sell their product in the specific area. Appadurai (1998) said that these kinds of public culture were shown the specific custom and character. The world was becoming closer and people would travel everywhere to feel different kinds of the culture. It was important for local people to show the most symbolic of cultural form to traveller. When people provided a platform inviting…show more content…
These three ways was focused on different target consumers, so it would have different strategy to participate with people. However, there were five factors as mention by Simon (n.d.) that people feel uncomfortable about cultural activities: first, it was not link to people’s life, which shows that people might feel it boring; second, it never change the way of activities, which means that the activities should be diversity; third, people could not understand the culture, which means that the events would not give the value of culture to people; then, the events was close, which means that the events should receipt every kind of feedback to improve the culture custom; last, the events was not worth to discuss, which means that the value of culture could not be explored. Those factors might help the cultural organization to improve the activities performance. 2. Introduce the food festival and the importance of cultural heritage. What is cultural heritage? Heritage as defined by Graham (2008) was that it would appear in those important values, but now was used as method to collect memory. Cultural heritage was not only inherited that the way you live or the way you think in your cultural performance, but also inherited the obvious character, such as language or foods. Graham (2008) also argued that the cultural heritage had their intrinsic value, not only tangible heritage but also intangible heritage. The
Open Document