• festival is a day or period of time set aside for
feasting and celebration
• a day or time of religious or other
celebration, marked by
feasting, ceremonies, or other observances
• A festival is an event, usually and ordinarily
staged by a local community, which centres
on and celebrates some unique aspect of that
• Music festival •Arts festival
• Dance festival •Beer festival
• Film festival •Comedy festival
• Glastonbury festival
• Mud festival
• Chinese new year festival •Science festival
• The light festival •Fire festival ……
• Colour festival
• V festival
• Artistic policy is showing imagination and skill of an artistic
• Their artistic policy in this music festival is to advance the
public's understanding and appreciation of music and dancing
to the public by hosting concerts sometimes free of charge to
everyone . They share the beauty of music and the love they
have for it with everyone .
• The music festival can be broken down into different genera's
like: the hip hop festival, Christian music festival.
• There are a large number of music festivals in the United
Kingdom, covering a wide variety of genres. Many of the UK's
music festivals are world renowned, and have been held for
many years including the most famous, Glastonbury.
• Since 1981, the festival has been organised by local farmer and site
owner Michael Eavis (through his company Glastonbury Festivals
Ltd). Eavis ran the festival with his wife Jean until her death in
1999, and is now assisted by his daughter Emily Eavis
• It is a Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, commonly
abbreviated to Glastonbury or Glasto, is one of the largest
Greenfield music and performing arts festivals in the world.
• The festival is best known for its contemporary music, but also
features dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret and many other
• heavily influenced by hippie ethics and the free festival movement
in the early 1970s, beginning with the Isle of Wight Festival, which
featured performances by The Who, amongst other artists.
• The Festival welcomes sponsorship from
organisations large and small that do not
compromise Festival values, and particularly
from companies that support Greenpeace,
Oxfam or Water aid.
•This Festival works with alcohol
sponsors, but does not accept a high
profile on site
presence from any alcohol manufacturer.
• In one sentence, the Chinese New Year is the second New
Moon after the winter solstice. because it is based on the
lunisolar Chinese calendar.
• Each year is also designated by one of the 12 Animals For
instance, 2005 is Year of Rooster; 2006 is Year of Dog; and
2007 is the Year of Pig , 2008 is the Year of the Rat.
• The Chinese dragon represents
wisdom, strength, benevolence, and good fortune
• It is organized by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB).
• Cathay Pacific Airways is the title sponsor for the 12th
The Birmingham Chinese Festival Committee
(UK) is a voluntary, non-profit making
organisation dedicated solely to the
organisation of Chinese New Year Festivities in
Over the past few years the event, held at the
Arcadian Centre in Birmingham has become the
largest celebration of its kind in the Midlands
attracting approximately 20,000 people
throughout the day.
• The Birmingham Festival of Arts (originally to be called the Festival of
Contemporary Music. Changed in 1998 to Birmingham International Festival,
and again in 2006 to the Birmingham International Centre Spotlight) is an
annual cultural festival honouring a different foreign country each spring
•This article is about culture and the arts in the city of Birmingham, England. It
covers both notable history and notable contemporary activities
• To showcase the arts which are produced and/or performed in
the West Midlands.
• To present artistic work that can bring new audiences to the
arts of the West Midlands.
• To showcase new and innovative work that is not normally
seen in the West Midlands.
• To produce participative work that allows audiences to become
• To give opportunities to artists to present work in different and
unusual locations (subject to practicalities).
• To showcase the work of arts organisations who may not
normally present work in open public performances.
• To showcase emerging talent.
And so many more………….