Here is an excerpt from an article written for the Tucson Fringe Festival.
Tucson, AZ was one of nine cities to win the 2017 IFEA World Festival & Event City Award. The International Festival and Events Association awards several cities each year who apply for the award and Tucson was one of the few chosen. “The IFEA World Festival & Event City Award, was designed and created as a way for the global festivals and events industry to openly encourage, support, learn from and recognize positive local environments for festivals and events worldwide.”
“Tucson is fueled by well-renowned festivals and events that enrich deeply our residents’ quality of life and attract visitors from across the globe. Many of our festivals are unique to Tucson and originated organically from residents and business operators to celebrate Tucson’s culture and diversity.” ~ Jonathan Rothschild, Mayor – City of Tucson
Continue reading the full article at the Tucson Fringe Festival website.