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a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes

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Looking back at his career, Agon said he believes the most exciting time in beauty is actually this moment.
It shows their partnership's oldest surviving work (Apollo), its creative peak (Agon), and one of its lulls (Orpheus).
The Agon Project, through its Access to Finance programme, assigned us a financial management counsellor, Fructueux Agbo, who has helped us for more than six months to improve the financial management of our association and to develop a business plan.
MUSCAT: Exhibition entitled Windows to the World by artist Jorge Aguilar Agon from Spain opened at the Bait Al Baranda yesterday.
PARIS -- Jean-Paul Agon is slated to take the reins at L'Oreal as chairman and chief executive officer by the middle of next month.
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PARIS -- Even as staffers around the world celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of L'Oreal, the dominant beauty supplier on this planet, Jean-Paul Agon, the company's thoughtful and perspicacious chief executive, was busily engaged in planning for the next century, and taking steps to ensure L'Oreal's place in the global world of beauty care of the next 100 years.
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So when BRB dancers were working on Agon, Stravinsky Violin Concerto and Symphony in Three Movements, they did so with a Balanchine Trust representative bellowing instructions at them in a relentless search for perfection.
During the time Fisher danced with the company, Balanchine collaborated with Stravinsky on the ballet Agon. "Two Russian geniuses had designed a muscular, vigorous, acrobatic, elegant, compact, contrapuntal, and marvelously healthy bird of fire." Fisher's account of working with Balanchine on this masterpiece is interspersed with details of her simultaneous marriage to Howard Fisher.
At the start of the 1980s Smolka founded the Agon Ensemble, which gradually emerged as the most important Czech ensemble for contemporary music.
sequels are "in" today; what would Stravinsky's Agon inspire?