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Gaiety

Gallantry (See CHIVALRY.)
butterfly orchis
symbol of gaiety. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
Gay 90s
the 1890s, a decade of carefree and exciting days in America. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 162]
“L’Allegro”
pastoral idyll celebrating gaiety and cheerfulness. [Br. Lit.: Milton “L’Allegro”]
Mardi Gras
festive day celebrated at the close of the pre-Lenten season in France and in New Orleans. [Fr. and Am. Trad.: EB, VI, 608]
Roaring Twenties, the
the 1920s decade of the Jazz Age and the boom years before the depression. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 515]
shamrock
indicates light-heartedness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
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Mum-of-two Helen, from Mossblown, Ayrshire, who has worked at the theatre for 21 years, was due to take South Ayrshire Council, who run the Gaiety, to an industrial tribunal on Friday.
Vice President Ansari in his message said that these festivals are celebrated in different parts of the country in diverse traditional ways with enthusiasm and gaiety and mark the onset of the traditional New Year.
Hundreds of screaming girls flocked to the Gaiety Theatre in Douglas, where Zac is filming Me And Orson Welles, to catch a glimpse.
JIM DIAMOND AND BENNY GALLAGHER, Gaiety Theatre, Ayr, September 19 ONLY the diehards were on hand to see two of the country's top song- writers.
And keeping this spirit of gaiety going throughout the evening was the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra led by John Mauceri, who always conducts with a great sense of joy.
But last night Bill played to a crowd of just 584 people at the Gaiety Theatre, in Ayr.
With its gaiety and charm, Bournonville's Napoli: Pas de Six and Tarantella brought the program to a lighthearted close.
The 59-year-old actor recently caused pandemonium when he attended the premiere of musical Once at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin.
New Delhi, Mar 8 ( ANI ): Holi, the festival of colours, is being celebrated across the country with fervor and gaiety today.
A witness said: "They had gone down the street outside the Gaiety with a street cleaner, but instead of actually cleaning the place it just made the pavement wet.
What I know is the audiences adore the show, they just love the show, and then people say, 'What do they love about the show,' and it's very hard to say apart from its obvious fun and gaiety and the children and all that,'' Chamberlain says.