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Towards the development of community commitment based on musical events in the Dominican Republic

WithPantea Foroudi, Saheb Imani, Mohammad M. Foroudi, Magdiel Y. Espinal R.

At the end of this chapter, readers should be able to:

Understand if a resident’s sense of place identity impacts on their intention of supporting tourism’ or ‘of giving support to(wards) tourism’.

Recognize the relationship between participation in cultural music events and place identity.

Understand how the community commitment towards an event developed by residents could affect their support for tourism in the Dominican Republic.