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DESCRIBING FESTIVALS Guidelines to describe a festival:          

Name of the festival When is it held? Where is it held? Why is it held? Preparations Costumes The day´s events. Evening activities Events for the children (if any) Other details

USEFUL TIPS:  Use a good variety of adjectives to make your descriptions more vivid  You will need the Present Simple to describe activities. Remember that the passive is often used to describe preparations and celebrations, too.  You can use the following expressions: • The festival is held / celebrated... • The festival takes place... • The festival is organised by... • It commemorates / celebrates... • Preparations begin... • The streets are decorated / linen with... • The streets are crowded with... • People come from ....to see all the events • They wear... • The dress up in... • They take part in...

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Describing festivals  
Describing festivals  
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