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Chapter 23: Festivals and celebrations

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festival falls on
is being celebrated on
festival celebrates something
festivalul sarbatoreste...
to uphold the annual (family) tradition
to keep up the annual tradition
to hold an unusual festival
to celebrate an unusual festival
a tradition
the stories, beliefs, etc., that have been part of the culture of a group of people for a long time
dates back to
has its origins in
to join in the festivities
to be a part of the festivities
a festive mood
in the mood of festivities
to wear a traditional dress
wearing traditional clothes
to perform dances
to show dances
the age-old tradition
very old
event marks
festival marks
a festive season
usually refers to the time around Christmas and New Year
movable feasts
can refer to any arrangement, plan or appontment where the date is flexible
a rich tradition
has a lot of traditions
a cultural heritage
something that belongs to a culture from the start of that culture
to put something on a display
to show or make visible
a proud tradition
a tradition where one is proud of
to observe the festival of
to watch and study a festival
to break with tradition
to do something different from what is usually done
a long-standing tradition
which has existed for a long time
to get hitched
to get married (informal) 1
to tie the knot
Take in marriage (informal) 2
pre-wedding nerves
nerves or feeling scared before the wedding
to join in matrimony
(law) the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
to propose a toast
to make a toast
to raise your glasses
in order to make a toast
wedded bliss
(usually used slightly humorously) happiness through being married