Fostering Community Support for Mega Events: A Narrative Inquiry of Social Impacts experienced because of hosting the FIFA 2010 World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa

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Abstract

This paper uses some results from the author’s PhD thesis and aims to explore, understand and interpret the social impacts experienced in Green Point, Cape Town during the FIFA 2010 World Cup; it provides knowledge on how the event influenced a legacy of community togetherness, and how community experiences from this event impact community support for mega events in this African society.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication4th International Conference on Events (ICE) Conference Proceedings
EditorsMathilda van Niekerk, Ubaldino (Dino) Couto
PublisherUniversity of Central Florida
Pages86-88
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017
Externally publishedYes
Event4th International Conference on Events 2017 - Orlando, United States
Duration: 12 Dec 201714 Dec 2017
Conference number: 4
https://stars.library.ucf.edu/ice2017/2017/tuesday/11/

Conference

Conference4th International Conference on Events 2017
Abbreviated titleICE
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period12/12/1714/12/17
Internet address

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    Musikavanhu, R. (2017). Fostering Community Support for Mega Events: A Narrative Inquiry of Social Impacts experienced because of hosting the FIFA 2010 World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa. In M. van Niekerk, & U. D. Couto (Eds.), 4th International Conference on Events (ICE) Conference Proceedings (pp. 86-88). University of Central Florida.