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Festival is multi-lingual (currently English (British and American), and Spanish) though English is the most advanced.
Festival and the speech tools are distributed under an X11-type licence allowing unrestricted commercial and non-commercial use alike.
Festival related mailing lists can be found here.
www.cstr.ed.ac.uk /projects/festival   (369 words)

  Festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When used as in the meaning of a festival, feast is thought of as a religious festival rather than a film or art festival.
Seasonal festivals are determined by the solar and the lunar calendars and by the cycle of the seasons.
A recognized winter festival, the Chinese New Year, is set by the lunar calendar, and celebrated from the day of the second new moon after the winter solstice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Festival   (514 words)

 CalendarHome.com - Mid-Autumn Festival - Calendar Encyclopedia
The Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month of the Chinese calendar (usually around mid- or late-September in the Gregorian Calendar), a date that parallels the Autumn Equinox of the solar calendar.
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the two most important holidays in the Chinese calendar (the other being the Chinese Lunar New Year), and is a legal holiday in several countries.
The Mid-Autumn Festival also commemorates an uprising in China against the Mongol rulers of the Yuan Dynasty (1280–1368) in the early 14th century.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Mid-Autumn_Festival.htm   (2389 words)

 Woodstock Festival Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ LaunchBase.net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was held at Max Yasgur's 600 acre (2.4 km²) dairy farm in Bethel, New York on August 15-17, 1969.
The Woodstock Festival represented the culmination of the counterculture of the 1960s and the ultimate climax of the "hippie era".
The festival bears the name "Woodstock" because it was originally scheduled to take place in the town of Woodstock, in Ulster County, but the town offered no appropriate site to host such a large event.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Woodstock_Festival   (1718 words)

 Salzburg music festival - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Salzburg music festival   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Annual music festival held in the Austrian town where Mozart was born.
Although the festival concentrates on the works of Mozart, other composers are also represented.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Salzburg+music+festival   (116 words)

 Festival Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ HubOfTheUniverse.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The etemology of feast is very similar to that of festival.
These times of celebration offer a sense of belonging for religous, social, or geographical groups.
Select anniverseries have annual festivals to commemorate previous signifcant occurrences.
www.huboftheuniverse.com /encyclopedia/Festival   (601 words)

 Salzburg Festival on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The festival may be considered a descendant of the Salzburg Music Festival Weeks that the Vienna Philharmonic gave irregularly between 1877 and 1910.
The festival probably achieved its greatest brilliance in the 1930s, when Arturo Toscanini and Bruno Walter were its leading conductors.
From the late 1950s into the late 1980s the festival's character was largely shaped by the conductor Herbert von Karajan.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/S/SalzF1est.asp   (795 words)

 R Todd King: China Photos 2003 - Northeast Winter
The snow festival is actually separate from the ice festival; both take place on the wide open spaces of Sun Island Park north of Harbin’s river, Songhua Jiang.
The ice festival, a few miles away from the snow festival, is anything but dull and colorless.
The snow festival is mostly a display of art; the ice festival is mostly a display of architecture.
www.rtoddking.com /chinawin2003_hb_if.htm   (994 words)

 V Festival 2007 :: Home
V Festival 2008 will take place on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th August.
At a packed Koko club in Camden last night V Festival scooped the award for the Best Festival Line up 2007.
It was a great night hosted by Virtual Festivals and we here at V want to say a great big thank you to everybody that attended V this year and who voted for us last night.
www.vfestival.com   (167 words)

 Festvox: Festival
Festival Speech Synthesis Systems is a free software multi-lingual speech synthesis workbench that runs on multiple-platforms offering fl box text to speech, as well as an open architecture for research in speech synthesis.
Festival 1.95-beta is now release (14th July 2004) in anticipation of of the 2.0 release.
Festival is primarily designed as a component of a larger speech applicationm hence we provide a number of APIs.
festvox.org /festival   (398 words)

 2005 Sundance Film Festival
Bookmark http://festival.sundance.org/2005/pda on your PDA to stay connected throughout the Festival.
Note that we will not be shipping orders out between January 20-31 during the Festival, but you can still place online orders here.
Festival e-mail blasts will keep you informed of the latest Sundance news and info—click here to sign up for our e-mail list.
festival.sundance.org /2005   (398 words)

 Technorati Tag: festival   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Listings of Festivals in the West Thousands of listings of art and craft festivals, craft shows, street fairs, fine art shows, and more.
Bhutan's Tsechu Festivals Bhutan's festivals, called Tsechus, occur throughout the year all over Bhutan.
The Show-Me Missouri International Film Festival recently went down this weekend, and two of my shorts screened there: The Immortality of Man and Does...
technorati.com /tag/festival   (484 words)

 Thematic Film Festivals Information | Business.com
Festival celebrating African cinema for African film directors, producers and distributors to meet their counterparts from the UK and Europe.
The festival is presented by The Foundation For Asian American Independent Media whose mission is to promote film, video, and other media by and about Asian Americans, and to support the artists who create them.
The Millennium Scientific Film Festival's goal is to formulate questions and try to find answers within an international film festival where, beside films, contemporary art inspired by science can also appear.
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 La Biennale di Venezia
It is now possible to submit films to the selection of the 63rd Venice Film Festival (August 30 - September 9, 2006).
The films presented at the 62nd Venice Film Festival continue to receive accolades throughout the world.
It will be articulated according to the estabilished outline: the Venezia 63 section will present the films competing for the Golden Lion, some of the most important works of the year will be shown Out of Competition, while Orizzonti will provide a picture of new trends in cinema.
www.labiennale.org /en/cinema   (246 words)

 Documentary Film Festivals Information | Business.com
Each year, the festival presents a selection of over 70 of the most exciting and provocative new documentaries produced in...
Festival part of the Berlin International Film Festival showcasing features, documentaries and innovative cinema in all formats.
The festival is presented biennially and the atmosphere is intimate and affords Asian filmmakers a prime opportunity to meet with their Western counterparts in relaxed surroundings.
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 Roskilde Festival
31.05.2007 Few tickets are left to Roskilde Festival ’07.
If you want to go to the festival this year, you must buy your ticket now!
31.05.2007 The map of the festival area is ready.
www.roskilde-festival.dk /index.php?code=1   (111 words)

 Festival (2005/I)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
'Festival' is a fl comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival.
Those who are likable often lack authenticity, and everyone suffers from a lack of depth.
The episodic plot is also patchy - some of the events that befall certain characters have nothing at all to do with the Edinburgh Festival and seem almost to have been put in as time-fillers.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0468736   (378 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with festival
Rock N Resort at Clays Park in Ohio offers 3 days of concerts, camping, waterpark with REO...
You can assign up to 70 tags to each photo.
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www.flickr.com /photos/tags/festival   (148 words)

 Food Festival News - Topix
News on Food Festival continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Bryan's first Texas Reds steak and wine festival is planned for June 16, and about 8,000 visitors are expected to spend the day shopping, eating and playing in...
I edit the Food Festival News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /food/festivals   (543 words)

 National Book Festival (Library of Congress)
The 2006 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by First Lady Laura Bush, was held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., between 7th and 14th streets from 10 a.m.
The festival was free and open to the public.
ASL interpreting services were provided in all author pavilions during the scheduled events.
www.loc.gov /bookfest   (182 words)

 Shakespeare Festival director to bow out - St. Louis Business Journal:
The Shakespeare Festival in Forest Park announced that its producing director, Robert Townsend, plans to relocate to Redmond, Wash., following the 2007 festival, which runs from May 25 through June 17.
Shakespeare Festival Board Chair Terry Schnuck said that the group plans to bring on an artistic director by April "to shadow Rob and to ensure a smooth transition."
The Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, a nonprofit organization, is in its seventh year.
stlouis.bizjournals.com /stlouis/stories/2006/12/04/daily32.html   (453 words)

 Cannes Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thierry Frémaux, Artistic Director of the Festival de Cannes has finalized the Official Selection of the 60
Festival by inviting three films to be screened in the Un Certain Regard selection:
Festival, drawing it most unexpected and hidden sides.
www.festival-cannes.com /index.php?langue=6002   (213 words)

 Provincial Grand Lodge of Norfolk - Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution Festival 2006
It is a well known fact that Freemasons support Charities - of all descriptions.
The celebratory banquet was as great a success as was the outcome of the Festival itself.
Masonic meetings are held at 23 masonic centres throughout Norfolk.
www.norfolk-masons.org.uk /norfolkprov/festival_2006.asp   (331 words)

 Southbank Centre
Find our work inside and outside three iconic buildings,
Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and The Hayward.
Come for the breathing space, to walk without traffic, shop, eat and drink, and enjoy the river and skyline.
www.rfh.org.uk /main/index.asp   (37 words)

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