Festivals

A festival is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its religion or cultures. It is often marked as a local or national holiday, mela, or eid. A festival constitutes typical cases of glocalization, as well as the high culture-low culture interrelationship. Next to religion and folklore, a significant origin is agricultural. Food is such a vital resource that many festivals are associated with harvest time. Religious commemoration and thanksgiving for good harvests are blended in events that take place in autumn, such as Halloween in the northern hemisphere and …

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World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

This report intends to be an input into the government’s strategic vision and policymaking to help move Eswatini closer to its ambitious objective of boosting inclusive growth and becoming an …

neighboring countries, serene landscapes, game parks, festivals and cultural richness. Priority Sector 2: Eco-tourism


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

In Yemen, women and girls face multiple obstacles that hinder progress toward gender equality and limit their economic participation. The ongoing conflict has devastated the lives, health, and economic prospects …

conflict and are occasionally offered before festivals such as Eid. Conflict in Yemen has made everyday essential only during seasons such as weddings and festivals. On the s


IADB: Inter-American Development Bank · 3 June 2024 English

Access to essential infrastructure services such as water, sanitation, and garbage collection can considerably affect children's environment and may play a significant role in shaping early childhood developmental and health …

generation by hospitality industry during major festivals: A quantification model based on multiple regression


World Bank Group · 1 June 2024 English

In order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, offshore wind will need to make an increasing contribution to the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line …

connected to gender as some traditions (e.g., festivals, rituals) have specific gender roles and restrictions


World Bank Group · 31 May 2024 English

In Yemen, women and girls face multiple obstacles that hinder progress toward gender equality and limit their economic participation. The ongoing conflict has devastated the lives, health, and economic prospects …

conflict and are occasionally offered before festivals such as Eid. Conflict in Yemen has made everyday essential only during seasons such as weddings and festivals. On the s


CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 30 May 2024 English

China’s slowing growth will increasingly impact its economic relations with Africa. Policy directions within African countries and third parties such as the United States will greatly shape how these changes …

on these e-commerce platforms during shopping festivals in China, sales of African goods pick up. During


RAND Corporation · 29 May 2024 English

This Perspective presents and discusses the current situation in Europe concerning synthetic opioids, and draws on earlier and ongoing crises involving this group of substances to reflect on likely challenges …

in the night-time economy, such as in clubs, festivals or city-centres) (The Loop, 2024; WEDINOS, 2023)


World Bank Group · 28 May 2024 English

This report intends to be an input into the government's strategic vision and policymaking to helpmove Eswatini closer to its ambitious objective of boosting inclusive growth and becoming an upper …

neighboring countries, serene landscapes, game parks, festivals and cultural richness. Priority Sector 2: Eco-tourism


ICIPE: African Insect Science for Food and Health · 23 May 2024 English

April 2024) 07 Management and Leadership 2023 Timeline The DG received an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy The Director General (DG) visited icipe The DG participated in: a roundtable on Embracing …

PLC, as part of the effort to expand business festivals, including the USAID-organised Youth Festival


EU: European Union · 22 May 2024 English

As the European house of civil society, the EESC is convinced that civil society organisations (CSOs) in both the European Union and the United Kingdom are uniquely placed to aid …

artists participating in European events and festivals. Moreover, 16% mentioned it was a partial hindrance


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