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Ballroom

A large room in a dwelling, hotel, or public building such as a town hall designed for dancing, concerts, and similar entertainment.
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ballroom

A large social hall expressly designed for dancing, but frequently used for dining or large meetings.
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The "Galleria Ballroom," one of the luxurious venues in Jeddah, is designed with exceptional features to host luxurious weddings, social events and conferences to meet the aspirations of luxury seekers and provide them with a special experience.
The two ballrooms feature crystal chandeliers as their focal point and tailor-made carpets, specially designed to match the colors of each ballroom.
Ballroom fans will be taught a variety of moves by trained instructors over a course of two or three days, ranging from favourites Modern Jive, Argentinean Tango, Salsa, West Coast Swing and Cha Cha Cha.
company that offers vegan ballroom and Latin dance shoes.
Its event planners and event coordinators handled the increased number of events in its Fuzion Ballroom or Grand Ballroom through creative planning and innovative implementation.
THAT great Irish institution - the Ballroom Of Romance - lost another of its number when demolition crews moved in yesterday.
Width/Length Ambassador Ballroom 10,731 146' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-I 1,080 37' x 36' Ambassador Ballroom-I-II 2,628 37' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-I-III 5,256 73' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-II 1,060 37' x 36' Ambassador Ballroom-III 2,628 36' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-III-IV 5,256 72' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-IV 2,628 36' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-IV-VII 5,256 73' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-V 810 37' x 26' Ambassador Ballroom-V-VII 1,971 37' x 72' Ambassador Ballroom-VI 570 31' x 20' Ambassador Ballroom-VII 810 37' x 26' Attache Boardroom 352 22' x 16' Consulate 1,296 54' x 24' Consulate-I 648 27' x 24' Consulate-II 648 27' x 24' Diplomat 646 27' x 24' Envoy 888 37' x 24' Hammons Boardroom 352 22' x 16'
Additional floors could be added above this air rights addition for conference rooms, ballrooms, restaurants, offices, and other ancillary uses, all with spectacular river views.
So tango ballrooms, called milongas, prospered as a popular form right through to the 1950s and became the focus of social and community life in Buenos Aires.
Large dance bands made up of professional musicians were prominently featured on live remote broadcasts from hotel ballrooms, dance halls, and nightclubs.
And it's about time, say those who remember spending a rare Saturday night and a hard-earned dollar to "Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye' in one of the big-city ballrooms. Think of those wonderful nights when Guy Lombardo would furnish the background music for us to meet a girl and have her in our arms 30 seconds later, to waltz, to fox-trot or to two-step until the midnight hour when the sad-sweet strains of "Good Night Sweetheart' would bring us back to reality.
The Marquis Grand Ballroom can be divided into three smaller ballrooms and as many as seven salons with sound-insulated walls to keep events intimate.