gala or celebration

12:53 Dec 21, 2000
English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: gala or celebration
Announcement of a gala for a large party.
Mary Rose

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nagala = gala/stor fest; celebration = fest/firande
Rodica Danielsson (X)
nagala/stor fest
Mats Wiman



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gala/stor fest

1 stor fest (party), högtidlighet (ceremony, function), gala (great event) swimming gala simuppvisning
2 (attr.) gala-, fest- (gala performance)
in gala dress i galadräkt=i [full] gala
gala night (teater,opera) galakväll

1 firande, högtidlighållande (commemorating), celebrerande (celebrate someting or somebody)
2 fest
3 nattvardsfirande (=c. fo the Holy Cummunion)
4 förhärligande (glorification), beröm (praise)

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Mats Wiman
Local time: 18:35
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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gala = gala/stor fest; celebration = fest/firande

It depends of what you are going to celebrate. If it's a big event(more offcially) I think it would be more appropriate to use the word "gala".
If the occasion is more private but many people will come than you could use "stor fest" = big party.

Fest/firande =celebration is when you celebrate someone or something and it can be used in a big scale such as "the 4-th of July", "Christmas celebration" or in a more reduced scale, a small private party.

Rodica Danielsson (X)
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Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian, Native in SwedishSwedish
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