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gala affair

A grand, lively, and festive social event. The company pulled out all the stops for the CEO's retirement party, turning the event into a gala affair.
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Director Daniel Draper first visited the Gala in 2016, and filmed at 2017's Gala for his documentary on Mr Skinner, Nature of the Beast.
"it was around February we were able to get our group organised and pull it out of the bag so the gala can go ahead.
What's more, according to the particulars, the term of the leasehold runs for 150 years, from February 4 2002, with the parties involved consisting of Gala Leisure Limited and The Council of the City of Coventry.
'Apart from other cultural and traditional activities, the fun gala will feature circus show, cultural theatre, zoo, museum, sea-ship, star jet, joint wheel, train, jumping castle along with industrial exhibition, trade, tourism art and craft,' he said.
Today, the Chirag Gala is a historic site, which isfrequently visited by tourists.
We want everyone to come to the gala and celebrate the past and look to the future together."
"Our thanks to the Cornish family for their support for the Durham Miners' Gala."
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The gala is a not-for-profit organisation with money coming entirely from fundraising and donations - it costs over PS10,000 to put on.
The fashion gala aims at to provide entertainment facilities to residents of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
The biggest names in fashion and Hollywood put on a true spectacle at the Met Gala on Monday night with outrageous - and at times down right ridiculous - interpretations the evening's theme, 'Camp: Notes on Fashion.'
During two-day festival, a large number of people from different walks of life mostly women and children, visited the family gala. The visitors enjoyed various entertainment stalls of edible and other items including jewelry, clothes and others.
He said: "The Bridge of Weir Gala Day is a fantastic event in the village who always turnout in large numbers whatever the weather.
The village's Christmas lights were turned on as a large crowd gathered at The Cross to see the 2018 Gala Court, led by Gala Queen Olivia Neilson, turn on the lights.