"The Commercialisation Of Festivals Has Eroded Its Real Signifiance" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Commercialisation Of Festivals Has Eroded Its Real Signifiance

    A festival is an occasion for rejoicing and celebration. It conjures up scenes of gaiety and merrymaking. It is an occasion for family rejoicing and community celebrations. Festivals break the monotony of life, bring peace and joy to the masses and above all promote social interaction and harmony. All nations have their religious and colorful festivals. Being a multi-religious, multilingual and multi-racial country, Indians celebrate a number of festivals all through the year. However, Indian ...

    Event planning, Festival, Festivals 897  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festival

    What are you thinking of doing this summer? Why not try Reading festival? Reading festival I hear you say? From my past mind blowing experience at Reading I noticed that it was more of an annual pilgrim for people to pay homage to their musical idols, plus a chance to reconnect with friends from previous year. Opportunities to try local shop keeper’s wears are available as the festival is located within the beautiful town centre. There are many local arts and crafts, organic fruit and veg and even...

    Celebrity, Folk festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals 1082  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festival Republic and Glastonbury Festival

    international festival Steve Henderson, Leeds Metropolitan University Glastonbury Festival has beconne a worldwide attraction for music fans and artists alike. In 2009, Bruce Springsteen was added to the long list of acts (from Paul McCartney to Oasis) that have appeared at the festival. It started in 1970 when 1,500 hippy revellers gathered on a farm near Glastonbury Tor to be plied with free milk and entertainment from a makeshift stage. Now, Glastonbury is a major international festival that attracts...

    Festival Republic, Glastonbury, Glastonbury Fayre 2048  Words | 6  Pages

  • Festival

      BENGUET STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL     La Trinidad Benguet is the Guinness World Record Holder of the “Largest Strawberry Cake,” a recognition awarded during the Strawberry Festival in March 2004. During the festival locals and visitors alike can enjoy various activities, including Agro Trade fair, the search for Ms. Strawberry Festival 2009 and Mr. La Trinidad, jobs fair, strawberry contests, Strawberry Farm tour and berry picking, Dumba ni Kabajo, Benguet Grand Battle of the Country Western bands...

    Baguio City, Benguet, Berries 765  Words | 4  Pages

  • American festivals

    BEER FESTIVAL Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Started in 1982, the GABF was created by nuclear engineer Charlie Papazian in Boulder, Colorado. The original GABF had 22 participating breweries and the 2009 festival had 457. In 2009 the festival expanded into a hall one-third larger than the previous year. The GABF is considered the largest ticketed beer festival in the United States. The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is a three-day annual event hosted by the Brewers Association, held...

    Brian Greene, Festival, Great American Beer Festival 1150  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Festival

    was just getting ready to hit the sack. "Who could possibly be calling me?" I thought to myself as I picked up the call. "Michael, what're you doing?" Of course, my older sister Jessie, the only person on this planet who actually refers to me by my real name. Not that I care, I find it to be more unique considering every other Michael I've known is not even a Michael at all, just Mike. "Well I was getting ready for bed when you called me." I knew she could tell by my tone that I was not interested...

    2007 singles, Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles, Night 1901  Words | 5  Pages

  • Coachella Music Festival

    English Grade 12 Postmodernism Donnel 02/14/ 2012 Coachella Destruction Since its beginning, the Coachella music festival has seen a rise in popularity and price, attracting not only a wider audience but also exhibiting a greater tendency toward “mainstream” music. Though the culture of the festival itself has changed, the poster that advertises it has remained surprisingly the same. The poster depicts the bare Indio Valley with a mountain in the background, palm trees across the...

    Coachella Valley, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Festival 1959  Words | 6  Pages

  • Festivals

    Festivals and fairs of rajastan BRIJ FESTIVAL Staged a few days before Holi (March) in the Brij area around Bharatpur, it celebrates the festival of spring with spontaneus expressions of music and dance. DESERT FESTIVAL Place: Jaisalmer Time: January-February Rites & Rituals The otherwise barren land of Jaisalmer comes to life and displays some cherished moments of its illustrious past and affluent culture. Traditional dances backed by high-pitched music create an out-of-this-world environment...

    Bikaner, Forts in Rajasthan, Jaipur 1307  Words | 5  Pages

  • Negative impacts of commercialisation of education

    establishment of a commercial education system that manufactures solipsists but doesn’t nurture altruists. While it is true that education must evolve as time passes but commercialisation of education is the worst thing that could ever have happened. Depressingly, we are not averse to the idea of commercialisation. India has become a dirt-pool where ‘educational’ institutions proliferate like mushrooms. And there is none to cleanup! Central to this issue is the changing equations of the role of...

    Curriculum, Education, Higher education 806  Words | 3  Pages

  • Commercialisation: Festival and Popular Movie Selling

    Most festivals have a religious origin. The original intention of holding them, therefore, was to inspire religious feelings or religiosity. This was done in various ways. Sometimes a religious procession was taken out, whose members sang and danced and played musical instruments as they went their way. Sometimes people undertook fasts to commemorate an occasion. Fairs were also held in which the life and times of the religious personage in question were highlighted. Notable figures gave uplifting...

    Businessperson, Event planning, Festival 485  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ghost, Are They Real?

    Ghost, are they real? What is real? A child trembling in the dark may be fearful because he believes that reality is more than the hard material objects around him. Reality for him also includes an unseen spiritual realm. You may defend yourself against these fears by insisting that such a realm cannot be a part of reality. Reality consists only of the hard, enduring objects around you that can be seen, heard, touched, and smelled. But what grounds do you have for this belief? In fact, many intelligent...

    Chinese calendar, Chinese holidays, Ghost 1747  Words | 5  Pages

  • Informative Speech Tulip Festival

    holidays or festivals. Credibility Statement: I feel confident in discussing one of the many festivals celebrated by my relatives. I have researched many articles and read biographies on the founders of this unique festival of flowers. Purpose Statement/Position Statement/Preview of Main Points: My purpose here today is to inform you of a Dutch festival held throughout the United States and other countries but most specifically of the one closest to my heart…the Tulip Time Festival held annually...

    Afrikaner, Clog, Dutch American 821  Words | 3  Pages

  • Commercialisation of Education

    Commercialization of education The Commercialization of education has been a fairly recent trend in India that stems from the educational reform in the country over the last two decades. It mainly materializes itself in mushrooming private schools, public and private universities and at the high education level. In a sense, it has added a financial element to the qualifications of attending private schools and public and private universities. Undoubtedly, it affects millions of families. As a...

    College, Education, Higher education 1522  Words | 4  Pages

  • festivals of india

    Festivals, of many types, serve to meet specific needs, as well as to provide entertainment. These times of celebration offer a sense of belonging for religious, social, or geographical groups. Modern festivals that focus on cultural or ethnic topics seek to inform members of their traditions.  In past times, festivals were times when the elderly shared stories and transferred certain knowledge to the next generation. Historic feasts often provided a means for unity among families and for people...

    Christianity, Christmas, Event planning 1190  Words | 4  Pages

  • Baybayanting festival

    In Lupao, Nueva Ecija ‘Baybayanting Festival’ highlights battle between Christian and Muslim crusaders By Enrique P. Valenton LUPAO, Nueva Ecija – Like in other places which feature festivals with religious undertones, such as Ati-atihan, Sinulog, Feast of the Black Nazarene, “Taong-Putiik”, and Araquio, this town has its own - the “Baybayanting Festival”. Held every July 25, it is in honor of “Señor Santiago Apostol” (St. James the Apostle). It is carried out by members of the Iglesia...

    Christianity, Islam, Muslim 753  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hinduism and Festivals

    of festivals are celebrated in India in honour of their gods and goddesses. Since many communities exist here; the ways and method of celebrating these festivals also differ from state to state. But, the basic form of the belief behind their origin, the traditions and the excitement of celebrations is still the same for years. However, since India has a majority of Hindus, there is a preponderance of Hindu festivals. Cities or states are famous for the celebration of particular festivals e.g...

    Festival, Hinduism, India 1389  Words | 5  Pages

  • Panagbenga Festival - Baguio Flower Festival

    Panagbenga Festival - Baguio Flower Festival Baguio City: February 1- February 29 It's flower season at the City of Pines -- perfect timing for an all-out fiesta in the streets. The Baguio folks take a break on these days to revel in the cool climate and the unique culture of their city. Multi-hued costumes are worn, mimicking the various blooms of the highland region (or any of its 11 ethnic tribes). There's also the half-dozen or so flower beds-- disguised, of course, as the Panagbenga parade...

    Cebu City, Festival, Iloilo City 829  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maple Festival

    In order to understand the history of the Geauga County maple festival one must have some insight as to the history of Geauga County. Geauga County was established in 1806, Geauga, is a Native American word for raccoon. Geauga County has been deemed a wonderful place to raise a family as it has many square miles of countryside and woodlands. Geauga County is also known for its many family oriented activities and a town that functions like a large family. In the county there are many amenities...

    Chardon Township, Geauga County, Ohio, Chardon, Ohio, Geauga County, Ohio 1539  Words | 4  Pages

  • Advantages of Festivals

    Advantages of Festivals - 1 Festivals celebration is the the culture we got from our past generations.According to the history these festivals are celebrated when they achieve something (symbol of victory),or on the occasions where they are benefited (crop gain,happy with some gatherings etc). These festival celebrattions have got following advantages: 1. Increase the relations among the people 2. Create an opportunity to the people of community to share their feeling and exchange their ideas...

    Festival, Festivals in India, Gandhi Jayanti 896  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festivals in Lebanon

    is a Festival ? A festival or gala is an event ordinarily staged by a local community, which centers on and celebrates some unique aspect of that community and the Festival. Festivals, of many types, serve to meet specific needs, as well as to provide entertainment. These times of celebration offer a sense of belonging for religious, social, or geographical groups. Modern festivals that focus on cultural or ethnic topics seek to inform members of their traditions . Lebanese Festivals:- The...

    Baalbeck International Festival, Baalbek, Berlin Philharmonic 1981  Words | 7  Pages

  • Unusual Festivals

    My lecture is about unusual festivals. Could you give me some examples for unusual festival? -Yes that’s true -Don’t you have any idea? I'm sure you have seen some unusual festivals on TV but now you might forgot them. Forexample you imagin a lot of people gathering in a city throwing tomatos at each other just for fun. Have you ever participated in an unusual festival? -Yes: great this is such an interesting experience I'm sure you never fogot that day. -No: no problem...

    Apollo, Festival, Hindu festivals 1231  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dinagyang Festival

    Dinagyang Festival A participant of Dinagyang Festival The Dinagyang is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, Philippines held on the fourth Sunday of January, or right after the Sinulog In Cebu and the Ati-Atihan in Aklan. It is held both to honor the Santo Niño and to celebrate the arrival on Panay of Malay settlers and the subsequent selling of the island to them by the Atis. History Dinagyang began after Rev. Fr. Ambrosio Galindez of a local Roman Catholic parish introduced the...

    Dinagyang Festival, Iloilo, Iloilo City 1065  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festival and Event

    year’s go on and as soon as the tickets are available it is almost an instant sell-out. This music event was first held at StrathClyde Country Park, it has now moved to Balado Airfield, Kinross in Perth. I chose this event as it is extremely popular and attracts many tourists, it also is a chance for me to identify the impacts this event has on several things as well as the advantages and disadvantages it brings. Throughout this report I will mention the Social and Cultural, Environmental and...

    Entertainment, Event planning, Event scheduling 1955  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Spring Festival

    When I was younger, I asked to my grandma that why people eat rice dumplings during the Dragon Boat Festival. She told me about Chinese traditional food and its beginning in our five thousands years old Chinese culture. My grandma said that our ancestors created lots of festivals such as The Spring Festival, The Lantern Festival, The Dragon Boat Festival, Moon Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival was created to commemorate the poet 'quyuan' who jumped into the 'Han river' and committed suicide when...

    Chinese calendar, Chinese language, Chinese New Year 1326  Words | 4  Pages

  • Chinese Moon Festival

    Moon Festival In United States there are some holidays that are celebrated together with family, like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Independence Day. In China, we also have family reunion days and the Moon Festival is one of them. The Moon Festival is also known as Mid-Autumn Festival or the Zhongqiu Festival. Of course, this festival has equivalents in other countries, such as Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and South Korea. If you are not familiar with the Chinese Moon Festival then...

    China, Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year 1056  Words | 3  Pages

  • Strawberry Festival

    they all enjoy is the strawberry festival. The strawberry festival is held once a year in Troy, Ohio at their local fairgrounds. Fulton Farms, just outside of Troy is known to have one of the largest strawberry fields east of the Mississippi River. People come out every year the first weekend of June to savor the fun and great taste of the celebration because it is a great time to celebrate the berry harvest. The strawberry festival is one of the top festivals in Southern Ohio and gets a tremendous...

    Across the Universe, All This and World War II, Amusement rides 1151  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hinduism and Festivals

    Many of the festivals, rites, rituals and even the dress habits of the adherents of Sanatana Dharma -- the Hindus, have deep spiritual significance and Amma actively encourages their propagation. In this section let us try to discover the Cultural Heritage of India, Her contributions to the world and the Life, Festivals and Philosophy of Indian people. Festivals in India In India, festivals do not just offer people a temporary reprieve from their daily grind. Imbued with deep inner significance...

    Bihar, Hindu, Hinduism 766  Words | 3  Pages

  • Laguna Festivals

    Laguna Festivals Laguna Islands Philippines | Ana Kalang Festival - Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines  Nagcarlan, Laguna, located 105 kms. South of Manila, supposedly got its name from the legendary head of the tribe before Christianity was brought to the Philippines- Ana Kalang. This beautiful and capable leader, allegedly saw the Virgin Sta. Ana, who took the poison out of the lanzones fruit so that it can be edible, thus, the name Ana kalang Festival, in honor of the fruit which is one of the...

    Blessed Virgin Mary, Calamba City, Festival 1147  Words | 4  Pages

  • rituals and festivals

    Rituals and festivals have been a part of traditional European life for many years. They involved all religions, social classes and happened in almost all areas throughout Europe. Back in these times, there were no forms of entertainment like television, cell phones and video games. People depended on one another to entertain themselves. People in Europe would also be punished or tortured in front of the whole town to control public outbursts. An example of this is known as charivari. Some of these...

    Carnival, Isles of Scilly, Police 1180  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indian Festival

    Indian Festival Further information: Category:Festivals ▪ Arts festival Beer festival Comedy festival Japanese Cultural festival Esala Perahera festival Film festival Fire festival Folk festival Food festival Literary festival Mela Festival Music festival Oyster Festival Peanut Festival Ribfest Religious festival Renaissance festival Rock festival Science festival Sindhi festivals Storytelling festival Theatre festival Wine festivals Winter festivals Baisakhi Diwali • Durga Puja •...

    Amusement park, Esala Perahera, Festival 642  Words | 3  Pages

  • HA HA HA HA

    in part , in the changing needs of society Choose a technology (advances in dietary products, advances in fitness equipment, advances in transplant technology, advances in diagnostic equipment, etc.). Create a timeline showing how that technology has advanced over the years, based on the changing needs of society. #4: Genetics Genetic and genomic research can have social and environmental implications Browse through the class blog on genetic processes and choose a post that interests you (not...

    Article, Biology, Critical thinking 899  Words | 2  Pages

  • Chinese Festival

    Spring Festival Chinese New Year holds the most significant position among all Chinese festivals and holidays. The Chinese New Year is accompanied by a belief in good future. Chinese New Year is also called Spring Festival (1). Putting the spring festival scrolls up, hanging the lanterns, having reunion meals, having dumplings, sitting up late and waiting for the ring of the New Year are all Spring Festival’s customs. (2) Spring Festival is the day for family reunions...

    China, Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year 741  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Songkran festival

    SONGKRAN FESTIVAL Do we have everybody?! .. Guys, over here… there’s our bus. Please settle down. So, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Chiang Mai, Thailand. My name is Thu and I’m gonna be your tour guide for the next three days. Before we get to the centre of the city, I want to tell you a bit about our three-day trip. As you all know today is the 13th of April At this very moment, all the provinces around the country are ready to celebrate the Songkran festival. The Songkran...

    Chiang Mai, Festival, Luck 911  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hindu Festivals

    HINDU FESTIVALS Hinduism is the world's oldest religion. Its roots date back to 4000 BC. Hinduism is widely spread out in India and around South-East Asia. Hinduism is a polytheistic religion, believing in many gods. Most of the festivals in Hinduism are centered on one or more gods. Hindus celebrate thousands of festivals every year at every part of the world. Each of the Hindu festivals is celebrated in a similar manner. They all include chanting prayers to the gods and making sweets or snack...

    Diwali, Hindu festivals, Hinduism 846  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chinese Festival

    The Chinese Spring Festival The Chinese New Year or more commonly The Spring Festival (Chun Jie in Chinese) is the most important festival in China. It has more than four thousand years of history. It is based on the Chinese lunar calendar which all Chinese people use. The celebrations begin the first day of the first lunar month and end the 15th, although the most important day for Chinese people is new year eve, this day you have to be with your family and have dinner all together, so if you...

    Chinese astrology, Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Media Has a Negative Influence on Real Life Behavior

    A new up and running website has come to our attention, one which shows live videos featuring head turning footage that will be sure to make your mouth drop. An anonymous person has taken the time to set up contraptions which brutally kill people. The Catch? The website's viewers are the ones responsible for the killing. A direct relationship between the counter on the website and the killing machine has been set up to where the more internet surfers that log on, the faster and more painful the slaughtering...

    Mass media, Media influence, Television 1199  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Festivals

    3 National festivals Independence Day Independence Day, August 15, commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth of the world`s biggest democracy as a national festival. Till Independence, there is no true national festival that the whole country could take part of. Independence Day, beginning as a day to commemorate the greatest moment in Indian history, has now come to signify a feeling of nationalism, solidarity...

    Bihar, Diwali, Festivals in India 2288  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Osun Festival

    The Osun Festival There are many Festivals in Nigeria, some of which date to the period before the arrival of the major religions in this ethnically and culturally diverse society. Does anyone know about The Osun Festival in Nigeria? The early history of the Oshogbo people is founded on mythical and spiritual beliefs, along the lines of the traditions of the Yoruba people. The Osun River goddess is credited with the founding and establishment of Oshogbo town. Some accounts describe her as Oso-Igbo...

    Nigeria, Orisha, Osogbo 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • Holi Festival

    The day that Holi is celebrated is known as the Dhuli Vandana in Sanskrit, it is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. As part of their worship experience they have bonfires that are lit on the eve of the festival, also known as Holika Dahan or burning of Holika. The Hindu people believe that Holika was a Demoness in Hindu mythology who was burnt to death with the help of God Brahma by Prahlad. This conflict suggests the victory of good over evil. At the...

    Hinduism, Hiranyakashipu, Holi 777  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pongal Festival

    Pongal Festival Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal, one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day festival of thanksgiving to nature takes its name from the Tamil word meaning "to boil" and is held in the month of Thai (January-February) during the season when rice and other cereals, sugar-cane...

    Maharashtra, Puthandu, Shiva 787  Words | 3  Pages

  • Spring Festival

    Spring Festival The first day of the first month by the Chinese Lunar Calendar is Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year; it is the most important traditional holiday in China. Spring Festival dates back to four thousand years ago, originated in the Shang Dynasty. The year of 2011 was the Year of the Rabbit; due to my parents went to Bengal for missionary work, my uncle who lives in the countryside invited me to his house for Spring Festival this year. I didn’t like the idea at first...

    Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year, Firecracker 1395  Words | 4  Pages

  • Music Festival

    through music therapy. A music festival is a festival oriented towards music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality or locality of musicians, or holiday. They are commonly held outdoors, and often include other attractions such as food and merchandise vending machines, performance art, and social activities, and even theme park rides such as the festival held annually in Abu Dhabi “Cream Fields”. Which is similar to the festival that I am going to be designing...

    Electronic dance music, Electronic music, House music 1081  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festival in Malaysia

    Green Culture Singapore Feature Article for August 2007 Published online 1 September 2007 Text & Pictures by Ian Chung • Edited by Lynnette Terh The Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival is Malaysia’s largest Flower and Garden Festival to date. The venue for this event is at Lakefront Precinct 2, Putrajaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 25 August to 2 Septemer 2007, and is held in conjunction with Malaysia’s 50th National Day Celebration and alongside the 44th International Federation of Landscape...

    Flower, Gardening, Kuala Lumpur 507  Words | 3  Pages

  • To What Extent Is the Commercialisation of Sport a Positive Trend?

    To what extent is the commercialisation of sport a positive trend? Negative I feel that commercialisation of sports is bad as it denies the sport players of their privacy. As the players would be constantly under the limelight, details of their lives, both the good and the bad, are released to the public. For example, in the recent Tiger Wood's scandal involving his many mistresses, his private life was broad casted to the public, attracting many criticisms. Therefore, the commercialization of...

    Amateur, Amateur sports, Commercialization 1991  Words | 5  Pages

  • Carnival festival

                                                    Haiti and the Carnival Festival             Culture is the characteristics of a particular group of people who share a common history and is defined by their religion, language, social habits, music, arts, and cuisine. Culture is also acquired meaning: it’s something we learn. Culture is part of an individual’s personality and everyday lifestyle. It helps individuals define who they are. My culture is Haitian. Like other cultures, Haiti has a language, religion, social habits, music...

    Carnival, Creole peoples, Culture 1100  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Writers at Woody Point Festival

    AT WOODY POINT FESTIVAL MAIN REPORT PROBLEM STATEMENT Writers at Woody Point Inc. need to make important decisions for the growth and sustainability of the festival. Stephen Brunt wants to ameliorate the economic development of the festival and nearby communities. The business needs to find new sources of revenue and develop an effective marketing strategy; they need to decide the best product, price, promotion, place, distribution and segmentation for the woody point festival. ANALYSIS The...

    Marketing, Marketing strategy, Price 1590  Words | 6  Pages

  • The New Year Festival in Vietnam and in America

    The New Year Festival in Vietnam and in America Introduction Although different countries in the world have different festivals and holidays, there is a momentous event that annually they all eagerly long for. It is the New Year festival which marks the pivotal point of a new period of time with the pure and pristine beginning for individuals. However, each nation has its own traditions, customs and values partly reflected in the celebration of the New Year festival. The ways of holding the...

    Fireworks, New Year, New Year celebrations 2147  Words | 5  Pages

  • Burning Man Festival

    Burning Man Burning Man Festival Analysis • How would you identify the philosophical background or the intellectual/esthetical/artistic streams that impact the foundation and the organisation of this festival ? • How would you describe its success ? • What is your subjective assessment of events such as this one? • How could this event be introduced to your country - provide a brief outline of a marketing strategy. Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in...

    Black Rock City, LLC, Black Rock Desert, Burning Man 946  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chinese New Year? Is it Real or Fake?

    Is it Real or Fake? This year’s Chinese New Year is going to be on: 2013 | 2013-02-10 | Snake (2013-02-10—2014-01-31) | | | | Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally ran from Chinese New Year's Day itself, the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern Festival on the...

    Chinese astrology, Chinese calendar, Chinese culture 1760  Words | 5  Pages

  • Festival at the Village

    [pic] FESTIVAL AT THE VILLAGE T/A “F@V – 2013” A Proposal Document By Lentswe Arts Projects [LEAP] About Us Lentswe Arts Projects [LEAP] is a non-profit organization established in March 2011, in terms of Act No 71 0f 1997 under the Department of Social Development, South Africa. LEAP, is the brainchild of cultural activists, artists and art managers in the North West Province who have for decades combined, been running different organizations, but fundamentally...

    Art, Arts, Homelessness 1267  Words | 6  Pages

  • B.B.King Homecoming Festival

    B.B.KING HOMECOMING FESTIVAL NAME BERNICE A. ALEXANDER CLASS ENGLISH 121 INSTRUCTOR MARY LONDSBURY DATE MAY 26,2013 On June 5TH of every year, the town of Indianola, Miss county Sunflower in Miss set aside a day nationally known as B.B.KING HOMECOMING FESTIVAL. This event take place in downtown Indianola, Miss population 35,000 people I must admit a small town with a lots of love. At this big event Mr. King arrives in town by his personal charter bus, at the B.B. KING Museum...

    B.B. King, Blues, Coffee 896  Words | 3  Pages

  • "The rebel" by D.J. Enright, and "Festival"" , by Kenneth Wee.

    'The Rebel' and 'Festivals' "The Rebel" is written from a third person view. The poet is quite removed from his own poem. He cites a few situations, and is purposely adding an ironic twist to the poem, even as he is relating their behaviour in the given situations. He is also kind of stereotyping rebels, showing only one aspect of their behaviour. He is taking it as a given point that rebels almost always act the same, which is why he is alluding to this certain behaviour of theirs. The main focus...

    Chinese New Year, Difference, Generation Y 1842  Words | 5  Pages

  • Festival and Sports day

    Festival and Sports days We had a festival on Tuesday. I really looked forward to enjoying our festival. Actually, I have experience to go another University’s festival. It was interesting because their festival was made by students. I mean I could feel lots of freedom, not any limit or restrictions. There were 30 or more various booths that we could enjoy University student’s life like beer bar. However, our festival had only 10 something booths and it was too ordinary. And they forced to pay...

    Education, Human, Student 1572  Words | 4  Pages

  • Burning man festival vs. Quiverfull movement

    dedication they put into what they believe is right. They also cause harm in several ways, including homeschooling, not having enough money to care for each child, and the affect it is creating on the environment. In comparison to the Burning Man festival, its flaws are there is a lot of partying, sex, and drugs, along with the use of gallons of fossil fuels. Its positive attributes are it causes less damage because it represents unity between people and their ability to express themselves through...

    Burning Man 1627  Words | 5  Pages

  • Music Festivals in Ukraine

    Music festival is periodically recurrent, social occasion in which, through a multiplicity of forms and a series of coordinated events, people participate directly or indirectly and to various degrees, all members of a whole community, united by ethnic, linguistic, religious, historical bonds, and sharing a worldview. There are some recurring characteristics of festivals : festivals are bound to a specific location and limited timespan, are organized with a specific goal in mind, and are offering...

    Event planning, Festival, Music 1078  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Thai Festivals

    2007: THIS evening, as the Thai people go to the nearby rivers, khlongs or ponds to float their lotus-shaped vessels made of banana leaves, they will be evoking the spirit of the sacred past, with a blessing of a full moon. Of all the Thai festivals, Loy Krathong is perhaps one of the most ritualistic and colourful events, rich in religious and spiritual expression. A krathong normally comes with a candle, three-joss-sticks and some flowers. Floating the krathong down the river during the high...

    Loy Krathong, Personal life, Sukhothai Province 2495  Words | 6  Pages

  • Indian Festivals

    big concern and it poses serious threat to the human health and environment. With unprecedented expansion in population, the pollution in India has sky rocketed. The pollution in India shoots up abruptly due to various factors and the pollution due to festivals is also one among them. The practice of immersion of Ganesh idols after the Ganesh festival in various cities is causing severe water pollution which leads to the death of tonnes of fish and many aquatic creatures. Gone are the days when...

    Environmentalism, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesha 1034  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chinese Mooncake Festival

    descent throughout the globe will be celebrating the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Mooncake Festival. It is the third major celebration on the Chinese lunisolar calendar which incorporates elements of both a lunar calendar and solar calendar, which is not uncommon among Asian cultures. This year, the Mid-Autumn Festival took place on the 29th of September. As it has always been in Malaysia, the festival was celebrated with merriment and involved the incorporation of lanterns, mooncakes...

    Chang'e, China, Chinese calendar 1349  Words | 4  Pages

  • Eyo Festival in Lagos Nigeria

    abese loni Eko Edi orikoda si irele (Chief Adisa Jinadu, 1986) Again, Ejilu and Malaki are credited for their role in the Awo Opa religion and culture especially, in the Adamuorisha in Lagos. No wonder the saying: “Mole Ejilu, Mole Malaki”. EYO FESTIVAL - Omowunmi Lilian Adegunwa & Idara Isong-Ibanga he distinct way of life of a people, define its culture and tradition, an unspoken or unwritten guide for people to identify such group with. A period when what is beyond the ordinary is celebrated...

    Apapa, Lagos, Lagos Island 2547  Words | 7  Pages

  • festival and special event management

    Festivals and special events are a growing business in the world’s current trends. With special events growing and generating more and more money for communities and nations this assignment will take an in depth look how special events and festival have a positive and negative effect on the environment the economy, society and culture. Festivals especially have developed dramatically since the first known weekend long concerts in California in the summer of 67. With new technology and production...

    2008 Summer Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, Event management 2682  Words | 7  Pages

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