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  1. Festivals

    Festivals is a 1973 anthology of festival-related folklore from around the world that have been compiled by Ruth Manning-Sanders. According the book's dust jacket, "This potpourri of festivals reveals fascinating customs and celebrations from many countries of the world. Each special day is preceded by background material on the origins of the holiday." Some of the special days covered are: New Year's Day, Saint Bride's Day, the Japanese Snow Festival, Saint Valentine's Day, Saint Patrick's Day, Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Easter Day, All Fools' Day, the Bright Weather Festival, Saint George's Day, May Day, the Padstow Hobby Horse, Independence Day, Michaelmas Day, Saint Crispin's Day, Hallow E'en, the Fifth of November, Hogmanay, and Christmas. For many of the festivals, the book includes the writings of some famous authors or historical personalities. Among those included in the book are Robert Herrick, Fiona Macleod, Marco Polo, John Donne, Sir Charles Lyall, Norman Hunter, Chiang Yee, Flora Thompson, Laurie Lee, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Dylan Thomas, William Shakespeare, Richard Cobbold, P. L. Travers, Oliver Herford, Alison Uttley, Richard Crashaw, Jon and Rumer Godden, and Alfred Tennyson.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of festivals in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of festivals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Giles Jones:

    Running groups are using us to mark out running trails. People are using us to find their friends at festivals, we're basically a pin drop that you can say, write down, input into a device and then remember.

  2. Alec Messchaert:

    We have been approached by various parties around the world, that are interested in hosting a SandHotel we were already planning to bring the SandHotel to our festivals in the United Kingdom and Germany, but it looks like we are going on an unexpected world tour.

  3. Blake Lively:

    I think any jokes about rape, homophobia or Hitler is not a joke, i think that was a hard thing swallow in 30 seconds. Film festivals are such a beautiful, respectful festivals of film and artists and to have that, it felt like it wouldn’t have happened if it was in the 1940s. I can’t imagine Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby going out and doing that. It was more disappointing for the artists in the room that someone was going up there making jokes about something that wasn’t funny.

  4. Brian Gordon:

    You see elements of art or food working their way into music festivals to give a broader cultural experience.

  5. Scott Morrison:

    It's not about party festivals and slapping backs and doing all that sort of stuff.

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