festival

noun
1 series of performances/events
ADJECTIVE
big, huge, major
annual
spring, summer, etc.
three-day, five-day, etc.
international, local, national, regional, village
outdoor, street
arts, cultural
art, film, literary (esp. BrE), music, poetry
dance, drama (BrE), opera, theatre/theater
folk, jazz, rock, etc.
beer, wine
gay pride, pride
Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, etc.
flower (BrE)
VERB + FESTIVAL
have, hold
host
attend, go to, visit
organize, run
sponsor
participate in (esp. AmE), take part in (esp. BrE)

The school has taken part in the festival since 1997.

appear at, play, play at

I like to play any big festivals.

open

The dance troupe will open the festival on June 13.

FESTIVAL + VERB
take place
begin, open, start
attract sb

The festival attracts thousands of visitors every year.

feature sb/sth

a festival featuring five local bands

commemorate sth, mark sth
FESTIVAL + NOUN
director, organizer
events, programme/program
performance
audience
circuit

the film festival circuit

grounds
PREPOSITION
at a/the festival

He's appearing at a local folk festival tonight.

during a/the festival

the movies shown during the eight-day festival

in a/the festival

the events in this year's festival

2 religious celebration
ADJECTIVE
great, important, major
annual
pagan, religious
traditional
ancient
Christian, Hindu, etc.
harvest
VERB + FESTIVAL
celebrate, observe

The family always celebrates the Jewish festivals.

PREPOSITION
at/on a/the festival

the pilgrims who arrived on major festivals


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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 — / fɛstival/, alla fr. /festi val/ s.m. [dall ingl. festival, dal lat. mediev. festivalis, attrav. il fr.]. [serie di manifestazioni e spettacoli, per lo più periodici: f. della canzone, del cinema ; il f. di di Cannes ] ▶◀ mostra, rassegna …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 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

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