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Spoleto Festival
Category : Arts & Entertainment
Spoleto Festival USA, commonly known as the Spoleto Festival, is an annual performing arts festival in Charleston, South Carolina that features theater, dance, opera and music. The festival takes place at venues throughout the city during 17 days in late May and early June. HistorySpoleto Festival was founded in 1977 to coincide with the annual Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. Pulitzer

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Hermes Festival
Category : Holidays & Celebrations
The Festival of Hermes, called the Hermaia, was held each fall across the Classical world to honor the god of markets, heraldry and athletics, Hermes. Commonly depicted as a handsome youth during the Hellenistic period, Hermes was honored at each year's Hermaia as a patron of sports and the gymnasium. ParticipantsThe Hermaia was held to honor and pay tribute to the principal Greek god of athlet

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About the Diwali Festival
Category : Culture & Society
The Diwali Festival in India is celebrated on Amavasya, or new moon, between mid-October and mid-November. This festival, also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for five consecutive days. Diwali, which means "a row of lamps," is a widely celebrated festival with deep-rooted traditions based in Indian legends. HistoryLegend from northern India tells the story of how Diwali marks the

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Art Festival Jobs
Category : Careers & Job Searching
Securing a job at an art festival offers you the opportunity to earn cash while pursuing your artistic interests. Because festivals run for a short duration, many art festival jobs are temporary, seasonal jobs. However, management positions or positions that require overseeing an operation may start a few months before the festival officially begins, and may even offer a full-time schedule. Jobs a

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Edinburgh festival
Category : Arts & Entertainment
"The most thrilling, beguiling, preposterously enjoyable place on Earth." That was the verdict of the Daily Telegraph after reviewing the Edinburgh International Festival, held in the Scottish capital every August. It is a three-week extravaganza of art, opera, dance, classical music and theatre and attracts artists from across the globe. A not-for-profit organisation, it receives its funding from

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How to Make a Festival
Category : Sports & Fitness
So you want to make a festival. Ask yourself the five basic party questions: what, when, where, who and how. A festival-sized party takes a lot of planning and a lot of help, but it's all worth it when you see people gathered together to celebrate something they all have in common.Difficulty:Moderately ChallengingInstructions Decide what you want your festival to celebrate. The possibilities ar

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What Do They Do During the Day of the Dead Festival?
Category : Culture & Society
In pre-colonial Mexico, indigenous cultures believed that upon death a person's soul continues to live in a special state. The soul returns to visit relatives once a year. When Spain conquered Mexico, the celebration combined with the Catholic Church's All Saints and All Soul's days. Mexicans now celebrate the "Day of the Dead," also called "Hanal Pixan," "Xantolo," or "Jimbanqua" in late October

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Tucson Gem Festival
Category : Travel
Known by its more common nickname of the Tucson Gem Show, the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is one of the largest events for rock collectors in the world. The event features more than 40 different shows in the Tucson area each winter with vendors selling a variety of gems and other collectible minerals. HistoryThe Tucson Gem Show began as a show put on by the Tucson Gem and Mineral So

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How to set parameters for Festival TTS in C++
Category : C & C++ & C#

I am trying to develop a TTS program in linux, using festival. However, I can not find any api for parameters setting, such as rate and voice volume. Anyone have some idea?


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New Festival Ideas
Category : Holidays & Celebrations
Festivals are a way for a community, church, organization, town or city to draw people to their location while creating a "brand" for themselves. This brings extra jobs, visitors and revenue into the site. Coming up with a festival idea and name are the first steps. A Look AroundBegin your search for a new festival idea by looking around your area. Is there a certain agricultural or natural pro

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