Festival(redirected from Festivals and feasts)
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in cinema and the performing arts, a large-scale program of artistic works or performances. The first festivals were devoted to music and took place in Great Britain in the early 18th century. International festivals appeared in the 20th century. Of great importance in the struggle for peace are the World Festivals of Youth and Students.
Nanakusa Matsuri (Seven Herbs or Grasses Festival)
DictFolkMyth-1984, p. 540
FolkWrldHol-1999, p. 83