pageantry


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a rich and spectacular ceremony

an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc

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So, if you are looking for a great way to spend a Saturday night out where you can experience over three hours of pageantry and spectacle in the comfort of the Arena Birmingham then this is the offer for you.
'Sa mundo ng pageantry, you have fans, you have critics and some would say baka naman hindi manalo si Gazini sa Miss Universe because she's not good on Q and A, for example,' Abunda said.
Former Miss Bikini Botswana queen Karabo Moalosi will represent the country in the Miss Africa pageantry billed for November in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The beauty pageantry is held sometimes biennially since 2008 as a platform that celebrates the Nigerian culture, the talent, creativity, style and intellect of young women of Nigerian decent in the city of Miami, Florida, United States.
Morin invokes his heroic literary forebears--Czeslaw Milosz, Isaak Babel, Miklos Radnoti, amongst others--in his energetic and moving book of fantasias and elegies, alert to history, rich with memory, which is, as he tells us, 'a larger country.' I welcome this 'pageantry of the interior,' this memorable first book."--Edward Hirsch
The bulk of the evening was actually dedicated to music which has graced major royal occasions, particularly the Queen's coronation in 1953, performed with the Phil's instruments on 'pageantry' setting.
Huw: There will be the full range of ceremony, pageantry, music, colour, fun, and the best military display in the world.
Atlanta, GA, May 01, 2016 --(PR.com)-- CROWNED Pageantry Magazine launches mid-May Swimsuit Issue featuring Miss Vizcaya Swimwear, Caitlin Russell.
All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageantry. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2014.
In All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageantry, Joan Fitzpatrick Dean traces the evolution of Irish pageantry from Gaelic League Language Week Processions in the early twentieth century to the Macnas parades in Galway that continue into the twenty-first.
Yet, young women also use pageantry as a 'platform' for success, hoping to challenge the double bind of gender and generation they experience in Nigeria.
LAHORE -- The ceremony is held every evening, attended by huge crowds on both sides at Wagah to see the display of military pageantry that accompanies the formal closing of the border post.
Riyadh, Shawwal 14, 1435, August 10, 2014, SPA -- Al-Khalidiya Stables have won three gold medals in the Cup Competition of Western Coast of Belgium for Horse Pageantry which lasted for two days with the participation of a number of stables from Arab and European countries.
Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageantry, Student Bodies, and College Life.
It was a ceremony steeped in pomp, pageantry and centuries of British tradition, but Queen Elizabeth's coronation 60 years ago today also marked a revolution in the power of television and some Canadian firsts, including the first time a "Queen of Canada" was crowned.