University English: the blog for ESL students

May 17, 2010

Title: Festival(in the country and the world)

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 12:40 am

Chapter 1
investigate : If someone, especially an official, investigates an event, situation, or claim, they try to find out what happened or what is the truth.

Chapter 2
bullfighting: bullfighting is the public entertainment in which people try to kill bulls in bullfights.
council: A council is a group of people who are elected to govern a local area such as a city or, in Britain, a county.
Consciousness: Your consciousness is your mind and your thoughts.
initiative: An initiative is an important act or statement that is intended to solve a problem. accommodation: Accommodation is used to refer to buildings or rooms where people live or stay.

Chapter 3
Kawasaki : A city in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan

Chapter 4
Sapporo: Sapporo is the fifth-largest city in Japan by population. It is the capital of Hokkaidō Prefecture, located in Ishikari Subprefecture, and an ordinance-designated city of Japan.

Odori Park: Odori park is a park located in the heart of Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan


Chapter 1 : the Festival of Colors In India
We investigated festivals every season.
First! it`s spring!
India holds the Festival of Colors every spring.

India holds the Festival of Colors every spring.
Festival of Colors also is called to Holi. [1]
Every year, it starts February or March when the full moon is high up
in the sky.
Usually during the day, people throw color powder at each other
on the other hand.
Because they drive out winter`s demons for greeting a spring.
So, they believe that the more color paint on a skin, the more
luck come to them. [2]

Chapter 2 Tomato Festival in Spain

I tried to look into the festival in Summer.
I introduce The Tomato Festival
>History and tradition
Bunyol small town near Valencia enjoyed bullfighting. however, the 1932 ban on bullfighting festival to enjoy all of the loss will be. Then accidentally started the festival is the tomato festival. Tomatogap slump in 1944, so he took them to the City Council angry farmers have thrown a tomato comes from.[1]
>Circulation and awareness
Tomato Festival over 60 years. Wednesday last week of August each year the festival begins at 11 am. UCC via the Internet and the wide spread in Spain and neighboring European countries as well as the global passion with young people want to be known as the Festival.[1]

>Participation and sharing and communicating
Spain, the people’s enthusiastic participation of the festival is characterized. Jane represents the axis of Spain and Valencia Pambeulronya bullfighting festival mall bunyol tomatoes have in common, especially for the festival. All ages, families and ordinary citizens to participate in this initiative. ‘Consciousness’ as a means to enjoy and leave, rather than showing the event is absorbed. And share the fun raising.[1]

Tomato truck as they are so worth of five world-class festival, went to grow. The theme of the three tomato Hal success if they have the passion to do seven. Because of this passion was shared with only two hours a year waiting for the event prepared with the ‘mess’ of cleaning up your messes are willing to join.In this process, the dream of a happy festive communication reasons.[1]

Chapter 3 : Kanamara Matsuri in japan

This festival is The Kanamara Matsuri in Kawasaki
Kanamara matsuri is a yearly festival held every mid-April in Kawasaki
This festival is originate from to defeat devil injuring her boyfriend’s penis[1]
Currently, Kanamara matsuri is taking the lead in combating the AIDS[2]
Domestic introduction is required quickly
I want to go to kanama matsuri

Chapter 4 : Sapporo Snow Festival in japan

The Sapporo Snow Festival is very famous festival held annually in Sapporo, Japan.
This festival is held during seven days in February.

The Snow Festival began in 1950, when six local high school students built six snow statues in Odori Park. [1]
Nowadays, This Festival became a very world – wide, hilarious festival. This fact can be seen in some example : In 2007, about two million people visited Sapporo to see this festival. [1]

The festival has a lot of citizen’s own participation. Unusually, the japan Self-Defense joined in festival and doing many work for festival.

In 1955, the Japan Self-Defense Forces from the nearby Makomanai base joined in and built the first massive snow sculptures, for which the Snow Festival has now become famous. [1]

In years when the accumulated snowfall is low, the Self-Defense Force, for whom participation is considered a training exercise, brings in snow from outside Sapporo. [1]

There are the main festivals that catch our eyes – the exhibition of statue made from ice, music/fashion/ski/laser show, the international competition about snow, Queen of the snow contest etc. [1]


Chapter 1

Chapter 2


Chapter 3


Chapter 4


Discussion Questions

1) What kind of festival do you want go to go to?

2) How What do you think of Kanamara Matsuri?

3) What festival do you like ?

Class # 137

*Group #1 – 박병철, 구본문, 유인우, 강동길


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