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Noun1.balagan - a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian)balagan - a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian); "it was utter and complete balagan!"
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
bedlam, chaos, pandemonium, topsy-turvydom, topsy-turvyness - a state of extreme confusion and disorder
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The ystanbul-based Balkan music collective Kolektif ystanbul and the self-proclaimed "PalestIsraeli" duo Boogie Balagan are taking to the stage in a free outdoor concert in ystanbul on Thursday night, joining this weekend's worldwide Fete de la Musique celebrations two days in advance.
And in Seattle, Seattle Equity Actors, Mainstreet Musicals and the Balagan Theatre are presenting a concert performance of A Country Christmas Carol on December 10th, at 7:30 PM Balagan Theatre 1524 Harvard Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 (located in the Erickson Theatre, on the Seattle Central Community College campus on Capitol Hill).
DreamCast Entertainment has produced several successful cirque-style shows for Beau Rivage including Balagan and New Ezuru.
It's a balagan," said Pnina Sharvit Baruch, a former Army colonel who served as the head of the Israeli Defense Force's International Law Department, using the Yiddish word for "mess" to describe the legal disputes over unauthorized settlements like Ulpana.
Boogie Balagan, a rock duo comprised of an Israeli and a Palestinian musician living in France, will take stage at Garajistanbul on January 25.
Wooden bangles coated with recycled newspapers, pounds 11, The Balagan Group, 08452 600 925, www.