gala affair

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Noun1.gala affair - a gay festivitygala affair - a gay festivity      
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion
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The award ceremony was a gala affair and many dignitaries from health and defence stream graced the occasion.
The annual presidential address to Congress, a borrowing from an American tradition, is a gala affair in the Philippines, with legislators and their spouses coming in formal attire - the traditional barong tagalog for men and the terno for women.
For the second year running the Cambodian National Competitions Committee (CNCC) made it a gala affair, though the community at large favoured the coveted prizes being given away on the day of the competitions instead of dragging out for weeks.
The gala affair will take place March 3 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
This gala affair will maintain the tradition of annual dinners past, when we vote in our new slate of officers and board members, as well as honor the presidential year of Joseph M.
THE opening ceremony of the eighth edition of the IPL was expected to be a gala affair, with organisers promising unheard of stunts and performances.
"You probably know that MetroRAP is PIA's first Regional Awareness Program of the year, but we also have the honor of announcing that PIA of New York, in coordination with PIA of New Jersey, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year." The announcement was met with applause as Demetriou shared that the Joint Annual Conference in Atlantic City will feature a black-tie gala affair to commemorate the diamond anniversary.
It was a gala affair at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman for the official launch of the Montana Action Coalition, part of the Future of Nursing's Campaign for Action.
To be held at Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai; the Wine Tasting Festival is touted to be yet another gala affair put together by Hiraco CCS Hospitality Services.
The expo' with more than 240 countries, organisations and other institutions from around the world' is a gala affair with the intermingling of the world's ideas, products, culture, science and technology.
At the 12th annual gala affair, held April 16 at Calgary's Coast Plaza Hotel, Region 3 paid tribute to nine such contributors.