Establishing a Festival Culture: Interview with Kathrin Böhm of the Pflasterspektakel Linz, Austria

June 26, 2023 Season 1 Episode 3

Welcome to the Festival Corner Podcast where we interview festival directors around the globe. If you are in the arts and entertainment industry, discover the ins and outs of a festival production from our guest who is a very successful producer of many well-known festivals.


In this episode, our guest is Katrin Böhm who is the festival director of the marvellous Pflasterspektakel Linz, Austria. We talked about Kathrin’s career path to becoming a festival director. We also covered the history of the festival; the elements behind the Pflasterspektakel’s success; the importance of the hatting culture during the festival; the curation of the festival program; and the future of the festival, among others.


This was an incredibly informative episode and I hope you all get something out of this to inspire you.