festival


festival
01. There is a big music [festival] in Quebec City each summer.
02. The Beatles' second film, "Help!," won first prize in the Rio de Janeiro Film [Festival] in 1965.
03. St. Valentine's Day on February 14th dates back to a Roman [festival] of youth, when young people chose their sweethearts by lottery.
04. In 1647, Christmas [festivities] were made illegal in England because the country's leader considered them to be immoral.
05. The [festivities] lasted far into the evening.
06. The [festivities] started with a parade through the streets.
07. At Christmas, there are many [festivities] to celebrate the holiday.
08. There were many [festivities] for New Year's Eve at the turn of the millennium.
09. The children were dressed [festively] in green and red for the Christmas season.
10. Julia was in a [festive] mood, so she decided to invite all her friends over for a potluck party.
11. During the Classical period of ancient Greece, women went outside the house mainly for religious purposes or to attend [festivals] which were restricted to women.
12. The [festivities] included a huge display of fireworks.
13. Comedienne Roseanne Barr once joked, "Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling [festive]?"
14. Mother's Day in Mexico is a huge event, with mariachis starting at noon, and family [festivities] throughout the day.
15. The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the world's largest street [festival], attracting around 2 million people each day.
16. A Japanese proverb suggests that more [festive] than the feast itself is the day before.

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  • festival — [ fɛstival ] n. m. • 1830; mot angl. « fête », de l a. fr. festival; lat. festivus « de fête » 1 ♦ Grande manifestation musicale. Des festivals. Festival de Salzbourg (Autriche), d Édimbourg (Écosse), de Bayreuth (Allemagne). Festival… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Festival — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos véase: Festival (desambiguación) Para un listado de Festivales véase: Anexo:Festivales Festival de música en Nyon, Suiza Un festival es un acontecimiento o celebración, efectuado ge …   Wikipedia Español

  • Festival BD — Festival de bande dessinée Un festival de bande dessinée est un événement regroupant, sur deux à quatre jours, des expositions sur la bande dessinée, des rencontres entre le public et les auteurs (qui prennent souvent la forme d informelles… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • festival — FESTIVÁL, festivaluri, s.n. Manifestare artistică (muzicală, teatrală etc.) cuprinzând o serie de reprezentaţii şi având caracter festiv. – Din fr. festival. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.10.2006. Sursa: DEX 98  festivál s. n., pl. festiváluri… …   Dicționar Român

  • festival — sustantivo masculino 1. Muestra o certamen, a veces con carácter de competición, dedicado a un arte o a un personaje: festival de cine, festival de música, festival de jazz, festival de teatro, festival de danza, festival de rock, festival de… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Festival — (рус. «Фестиваль»)  обобщенная многоязычная система синтеза речи, разработанная Аланом В. Блэком в Исследовательском Центре Речевых Технологий (CSTR) в университете Эдинбурга. Существенный вклад также был сделан Университетом Карнеги Меллона …   Википедия

  • Festival — Sn std. stil. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. festival im Sinne von (wiederkehrende) größere Veranstaltung im kulturellen oder sportlichen Bereich . ne. festival Adj. bedeutet zunächst nur festlich und ist bei der Bezeichnung derartiger… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Festival — Fes ti*val, a. [OF. festival, fr. L. festivum festive jollity, fr. festivus festive, gay. See {Festive}.] Pertaining to a fest; festive; festal; appropriate to a festival; joyous; mirthful. [1913 Webster] I cannot woo in festival terms. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Festival — (Карловы Вары,Чехия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Kolmá 9, Карловы Вары, 360 …   Каталог отелей

  • festival — festìvāl m <G festivála> DEFINICIJA 1. priredba posvećena važnom događaju, kojom se što slavi uz određene ceremonije; festum, svečanost, svetkovina 2. periodična velika kulturna priredba, smotra umjetnosti [filmski festival; muzički… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Festival — »kulturelle (besonders musikalische) Großveranstaltung«: Das Wort wurde im 20. Jh. aus dem Engl. entlehnt. Gleichbed. engl. festival beruht auf afrz. festival, einer roman. Weiterbildung von lat. festivus »festlich« (vgl. ↑ Fest) …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch