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Festival

A festival or fest is an event, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community. "Cherry Days" in Paonia, Colorado is a typical festival.

Types of Festivals

The word fest derives from the German language. See List of German expressions in English.

See also: List of festivals, ,

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In Mythology, a festival was also a set of celebrations in the honour of a god.


The Festival Speech Synthesis System : http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/