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Festival presentation

  1. 1. FoodFood Most festivals tend to haveMost festivals tend to have food being sold or givenfood being sold or given freely, these foods can be offreely, these foods can be of different types and fromdifferent types and from different cultures dependingdifferent cultures depending on what type of festival it is.on what type of festival it is. PerformancesPerformances Every good festival has at leastEvery good festival has at least one performance. Music festivalsone performance. Music festivals usually have many liveusually have many live performances from knownperformances from known bands, musicians or artists. Thisbands, musicians or artists. This is one of the main attractions tois one of the main attractions to a festival. Other festivals cana festival. Other festivals can contain performances fromcontain performances from dance groups, comedians, actorsdance groups, comedians, actors etc.etc. FilmsFilms RidesRides ShopsShops CampaignsCampaigns Not all festivals are outdoor,Not all festivals are outdoor, some festivals such as filmsome festivals such as film festivals are indoor like moviefestivals are indoor like movie theatres or screening venues.theatres or screening venues. The films may have been ofThe films may have been of recent date depending on therecent date depending on the focus of the festival it can alsofocus of the festival it can also include international releases.include international releases. Many festivals have stalls orMany festivals have stalls or actual shops where objects,actual shops where objects, ornaments, toys, t-shirts orornaments, toys, t-shirts or music can be soldmusic can be sold separately to the publicseparately to the public who attend the festival. Thewho attend the festival. The items sold are mainly to doitems sold are mainly to do with the festival, forwith the festival, for example a t-shirt with musicexample a t-shirt with music notes may be sold at anotes may be sold at a music festival with a specificmusic festival with a specific band playing.band playing. A fair amount of festivals have aA fair amount of festivals have a number of rides. Most youngnumber of rides. Most young people festivals have rides aspeople festivals have rides as fairground rides mostlyfairground rides mostly entertain the youngerentertain the younger generation.generation. Festivals are the main venueFestivals are the main venue where campaigns are held. Withwhere campaigns are held. With the large amount of people thatthe large amount of people that festivals attract. Campaigns usefestivals attract. Campaigns use festivals as a great place to get thefestivals as a great place to get the public informed or aware of theirpublic informed or aware of their campaign topic.campaign topic.
  2. 2. National festivals are mainly celebratedNational festivals are mainly celebrated as occasions rather than internationalas occasions rather than international festivals. What separates nationalfestivals. What separates national festivals from others is the number offestivals from others is the number of levels they happen at.levels they happen at. National festivals are ordered by theNational festivals are ordered by the government to honour foundinggovernment to honour founding events or heroes, such as Bastilleevents or heroes, such as Bastille Day (14 July) in France.Day (14 July) in France.
  3. 3. Early morning of Baiskhai Festival in Punjab, peopleEarly morning of Baiskhai Festival in Punjab, people take dip in holy rivers. Cries of "Jatta aai Baisakhi"take dip in holy rivers. Cries of "Jatta aai Baisakhi" rent the skies as the people of Punjab attired in theirrent the skies as the people of Punjab attired in their best clothes break into the Bhangra dance to expressbest clothes break into the Bhangra dance to express their joy. The dancers and drummers challenge eachtheir joy. The dancers and drummers challenge each other to continue the dance. The scenes of sowing,other to continue the dance. The scenes of sowing, harvesting, winnowing and gathering of crops areharvesting, winnowing and gathering of crops are expressed through zestful movements of the body toexpressed through zestful movements of the body to the accompaniment of ballads. Both men and women,the accompaniment of ballads. Both men and women, celebrate the day with Bhangra and Gidda. Fairs arecelebrate the day with Bhangra and Gidda. Fairs are organized at various places in Punjab, where besidesorganized at various places in Punjab, where besides other recreational activities.other recreational activities. Baisakhi celebrations are very important and spectacular for Sikhs. The festival is described toBaisakhi celebrations are very important and spectacular for Sikhs. The festival is described to display the true spirit of Punjab and mark the arrival of harvesting season.display the true spirit of Punjab and mark the arrival of harvesting season. Baisakhi has a special meaning for Sikhs. Guru Amar Das had first institutionalized Baisakhi in 1567Baisakhi has a special meaning for Sikhs. Guru Amar Das had first institutionalized Baisakhi in 1567 as one of the special days when all Sikhs would gather to receive the guru's blessings at Goindwal.as one of the special days when all Sikhs would gather to receive the guru's blessings at Goindwal.
  4. 4. Festivals that concern or are celebrated in all or at leastFestivals that concern or are celebrated in all or at least two or more nationstwo or more nations
  5. 5. • the dlr Festival of World Cultures presents a kaleidoscopic programme ofthe dlr Festival of World Cultures presents a kaleidoscopic programme of concerts & club nights, fairs & markets, performances, street events,concerts & club nights, fairs & markets, performances, street events, workshops and so much more. Ireland’s first Global Carnival!!workshops and so much more. Ireland’s first Global Carnival!! • Staged throughout the historic port town of Dún Laoghaire, the dlr Festival ofStaged throughout the historic port town of Dún Laoghaire, the dlr Festival of World Cultures is an annual international arts festival celebrating culturalWorld Cultures is an annual international arts festival celebrating cultural diversity. Through a policy of partnership and participation the Festivaldiversity. Through a policy of partnership and participation the Festival undertakes to focus on developing new community audiences, and to provideundertakes to focus on developing new community audiences, and to provide accessible performances and activities for all ages.accessible performances and activities for all ages. • The Festival is committed to presenting a series of world music concerts thatThe Festival is committed to presenting a series of world music concerts that can be experienced by all in a unique and intimate local setting while alsocan be experienced by all in a unique and intimate local setting while also offering a ‘passport to the world’ programme of events, many of which are freeoffering a ‘passport to the world’ programme of events, many of which are free to all.to all.
  6. 6. TARGET AUDIENCES:TARGET AUDIENCES: The festival of world cultures are aimed at all ages, theyThe festival of world cultures are aimed at all ages, they welcome people from all different cultures, backgrounds andwelcome people from all different cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities.ethnicities. TARGET AUDIENCES:TARGET AUDIENCES: The Baisakhi festival mainly specifically is aimed at SikhsThe Baisakhi festival mainly specifically is aimed at Sikhs and people with an Indian ethnicity or an Indianand people with an Indian ethnicity or an Indian background. Their target audience is mainly Sikhsbackground. Their target audience is mainly Sikhs because the festival is religious.because the festival is religious. FUNDED:FUNDED: Dlr Festival of world cultures are funded by the arts council:Dlr Festival of world cultures are funded by the arts council: Failte Ireland (National Tourism Development Authority).Failte Ireland (National Tourism Development Authority). ARTISTIC POLICY:ARTISTIC POLICY: The Festival CodeThe Festival Code The dlr Festival of World Cultures is a family friendlyThe dlr Festival of World Cultures is a family friendly festival that crosses cultural, ethnic, religious and socialfestival that crosses cultural, ethnic, religious and social bridges. As you enjoy the Festival over the weekend we askbridges. As you enjoy the Festival over the weekend we ask you to embrace its ethos and respect the diversity ofyou to embrace its ethos and respect the diversity of cultures around you. For many people of other culturescultures around you. For many people of other cultures and religious faiths, alcohol does not form part of society. Ifand religious faiths, alcohol does not form part of society. If you are drinking please respect the beliefs of others byyou are drinking please respect the beliefs of others by drinking responsibly.drinking responsibly. FUNDED:FUNDED: The Baisakhi festival is not really funded by any company,The Baisakhi festival is not really funded by any company, the Baisakhi festival is made up of Sikhs celebrating thethe Baisakhi festival is made up of Sikhs celebrating the truth of Punjab and they make their own costumes,truth of Punjab and they make their own costumes, music and dance.music and dance. Baisakhi must be celebrated throughout India manyBaisakhi must be celebrated throughout India many Indians use Baisakhi to continue celebrations inIndians use Baisakhi to continue celebrations in Punjab which is seen as a very special day for thePunjab which is seen as a very special day for the Sikhs.Sikhs. ARTISTIC POLICY:ARTISTIC POLICY: The Festival CodeThe Festival Code

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