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Non-religious festivals and festivities

carnival

noun

a lively festival in which people walk through the streets playing music, dancing, and often wearing unusual colorful clothes

corroboree

noun

an Aboriginal festival of singing and dancing

festival

noun

a series of performances of movies, plays, music, or dancing that is usually organized in the same place at the same time each year

festival

noun

an event that is held to celebrate a particular thing or activity

festivities

noun

a lively and enjoyable celebration

film festival

noun

an event at which many new movies are shown in movie theaters in one town over a period of several days

Woodstock

a three-day festival of popular music held in 1969 in Woodstock, near New York City. Most of the people there were hippies (=young people with long hair who disliked traditional society and protested against war).

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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