Translation of festival in Spanish:

festival

fiesta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɛstəvəl//ˈfɛstɪv(ə)l/

noun

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    Religion
    fiesta feminine
    festividad feminine
    • Passover is one of the most important religious festivals in the Jewish calendar.
    • These shows take place at fairs, religious festivals, weddings, funerals, and sporting events.
    • Because this time of year is not only a time of religious festivals.
    • Among Indo-Fijians, feasting is associated with marriages and religious festivals.
    • Could there be some innocent reason to do with tax or religious festivals that would result in contributions tending to bunch at that time?
    • These are usually performed at religious fairs and festivals or at harvest time.
    • Falafel are made for religious festivals, especially among Christian communities during Lent when meat is forbidden.
    • One example of this is the issue of prayers and celebration of non-Christian religious festivals in schools.
    • It is in these places that festivals are celebrated with religious music and masked dances.
    • There was a festival atmosphere in UK bookshops as children eagerly flocked to snap up the latest tale.
    • This epic of Dravidian India is of the type that is told in homes rather than at religious festivals.
    • When my sister taught at a junior school they celebrated all the religious festivals.
    • Here in Doi Tung, these tribal villagers continue to celebrate their ancient festivals and religious rituals.
    • Villagers may derive their greatest pleasure from fairs and religious festivals.
    • In India celebration of fairs and festivals has become like a ritual.
    • Even in the contemporary church, this is one of the least religious of the festivals.
    • Besides the religious connotation of the festival, it is seen as a time for revelry.
    • We do celebrate more religious festivals than most schools, but the children enjoy it.
    • At a season of religious festivals, the rich peoples of the world indulge in a benign competition to do good.
    • He charged that in Tripura Hindu religious festivals were not allowed to be celebrated by Christians.
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    Cinema Theatre Music
    festival masculine
    a pop festival un festival de música pop
    • Sponsorships are big, including film festivals, concert tours and music showcases.
    • This was the latest in a series of film festivals, displaying the work of African moviemakers.
    • It has now been seen at 15 international festivals, and had its British premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival.
    • It also organises major music festivals throughout the world such as the Fleadh and Leeds music festival.
    • They used to take me up to Auckland for Philharmonia concerts and film festivals.
    • Of course, the presence of two major international jazz festivals also contributes to the country's jazzy well-being.
    • She popularised women's films through various festivals around the world and learned more about them and their way of work.
    • Hilton Tokyo has been busier than usual with a series of colorful and exciting international cultural festivals.
    • The world situation has had deleterious effects on a couple of international film festivals this week.
    • Also, he is trying to send the movie to several film festivals.
    • The films were hand picked by organisers who travelled and networked with major international film festivals.
    • He's played a number of major jazz festivals and recently recorded his first album.
    • Until one makes time to watch two film festivals which ran almost back to back mid- and late October into this first week of November.
    • Most of the films have been shown in film festivals across the globe and have been internationally acclaimed.
    • Such was the impact that we decided to roll out a series of organic festivals across the country to promote eco-friendly living.
    • What is required is a concerted effort to promote such films at foreign festivals.
    • It's great for films, festivals, concerts, and of course the opportunity to study at the university.
    • Mr. Kiran and Ms. Satyan finished the project in nearly two months and sent the film to three short film festivals abroad.
    • Some cineastes still curse Hoop Dreams for turning film festivals into video festivals.
    • His music for Indian art films won awards in international film festivals like Venice and Cannes in the 1950s.
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    (celebration)
    fiesta feminine
    (atmosphere) (before noun) festivo
    (atmosphere) (before noun) de fiesta