songfest


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song·fest

 (sông′fĕst′, sŏng′-)
n.
A casual gathering for group singing.

songfest

(ˈsɒŋˌfɛst)
n
a casual gathering of people to sing (usually folk) songs

song•fest

(ˈsɔŋ fɛst, ˈsɒŋ-)

n.
an informal gathering at which people sing folk songs, popular ballads, etc.
[1915–20]
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songfest

[ˈsɒŋfest] Nfestival m de canciones
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Siskel and Ebert have been known to stop by to discuss films, James Earl Jones to offer a workshop on animation, and Amy Grant to host a Nashville-style songfest. Gary Player is a frequent visitor, partly because his son, Wayne, is the golf pro, partly because he's developing a holistic program that integrates golf with nutrition and exercise, and partly because he just likes the place.
The same parent who objects to seeing a hymn on the program of a December songfest at a public school may buy gifts for his or her children so that they don't have to answer "Nothing" when their friends ask, "What did you get for Christmas?" Rather than try to arrive a single, sweeping answer to how these decisions are made, it is better to think about considerations individual humanists can keep in mind while making them.
But this is apparently the only case, he notes, of an aspirin-induced songfest; the contributions of an ongoing ear infection and anxiety created by being asked to complete "funeral instructions" are unclear.
The 41-country songfest has been a focus of pro-Palestinian boycott calls, and some Muslims fasting daily as part of Ramadan resent the carousing of scantily clad Eurovision enthusiasts.
Roland is a Fulbright senior scholar, an American Scandinavian Foundation grantee, and has conducted master classes on the topic of Scandinavian song at the Tanglewood Festival, Songfest, the University of Southern California, and the Manhattan School of Music.
Snow has worked with Salzburg's historic Mozarteum Akademie, the Castleton Festival and SongFest. Her appearance in "Show Boat and Show Tunes" marks her MAC debut.
Iye was an architecture undergrad with very gifted children, including Jennina Camille, who won the Austrian songfest discovery pop talents.
So it was quite a change to receive an invitation to a 'harana songfest' honoring and serenading one of the country's celebrated cooks, Teresita Reyes, better known as Mama Sita, who is celebrating her 100th birth anniversary in culinary heaven.
It's a powerhouse two-hour songfest with over 40 hits performed live.
There was much of value in this songfest praising what brings nations together rather than what separates them.
They have been watching the Long-time presenter Wogan songfest for years though and it has also been broadcast in the past to New Zealand, South Korea, America, Canada, Jordan, Egypt, Hong Kong and India.
They have been watching the songfest for years though and it has also been broadcast in the past to New Zealand, South Korea, America, Canada, Jordan, Egypt, Hong Kong and India.