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noun as in celebration

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Another Goldenvoice festival, the country-music-oriented Stagecoach, was also delayed.

From Vox

While 2020 has been a veritable festival for the financing vehicle, with over $32 billion raised so far, some venture capitalists that Term Sheet has spoken to have voiced doubts about the structure.

From Fortune

Now the restaurant is in limbo as the town decides whether or not to cancel this year’s pumpkin festival.

From Eater

Held every June, Columbus Pride is a three-day event that includes a parade, festival, and Pride brunch.

The festival awards a Golden Bear for the best film and a series of Silver Bears, which until this year included best actor and best actress honors.

From Fortune

The ancient Egyptian festival of Wepet Renpet (“opening of the year”) was not just a time of rebirth—it was dedicated to drinking.

The only repercussions Iraqi has faced are outside of Egypt, as she lost her place in an upcoming Swiss Film Festival, he added.

Check out a clip from this exclusive interview with SCAD President and Founder Paula Wallace at the 2014 Savannah Film Festival.

Like Edgar, he remembers a unique time when American rappers came down and performed at the Primer Festival de Rap Cubano.

A big cake requires a big festival, and Augustus was happy to comply.

Signer Costa was at the Festival in 1829, and he afterwards appeared on the stage at the Royal.

On the 2nd of November I saw a festival of another description—namely, a religious one.

Musical festival in Westminster abbey, in commemoration of the birthday of Handel.

The repetition of her festival may possibly point to separate celebrations of the communities of Palatine and Quirinal.

Of the Feralia of February 21, the culmination of the festival of the kindred dead (Parentalia), we have already spoken.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to festival, such as: anniversary, commemoration, competition, fair, feast, and gala.

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