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Fall

To come at a particular time or happen in a particular place

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Festival

Special day(s) / event

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Festivities

Enjoyable activities

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Spectacular

Very exciting to look at

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Parade

A large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

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Feast

Big meal to celebrate something

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Ceremony

Formal acts, often fixed and traditional, performed on important sociLor religious occasions

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Renew

To increase the life of or replace something old

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Superstitious

Have illogical beliefs about hidden forces in nature

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Centenary / bi-centenary

100th anniversary / 200th anniversary

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Flamboyant

Extremely colorful and exaggerated

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Raucous

Very noisy

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Sombre

Serious, heavy and sad

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Atmospheric

Had a special feeling or atmosphere

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Traced back to

Its origin may be found in

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Pagan times

The times when people believed that nature had special powers

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Commemorate

Respect and remember officially