A music festival is a festival oriented towards music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality or locality of musicians, or holiday. A festival is an event usually and ordinarily staged by a local community which centers on some unique aspect of that community Music is an Art form in which the medium is Sound organized in Time. A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Nationality is a relationship between a Person and their State of Origin, Culture, association Affiliation and/or Loyalty Lists of holidays The words holiday or vacation have related meanings in different English-speaking countries and continents but will usually refer to one of They are commonly held outdoors, and are often inclusive of other attractions such as food and merchandise vendors, performance art, and social activities. This article is about Performance art For other uses see Performance (disambiguation The Pythian Games at Delphi included musical performances, and may be one of the earliest festivals known. The Pythian Games (Delphic Games were one of the four Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece, a forerunner of the modern Olympic Games, held every four Delphi ( Greek,) ( pronounce and dialectal forms) is an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western  During the Middle Ages festivals were often held as competitions.
Many festivals are annual, or repeat at some other interval. Some, including many rock festivals, are held only once. A rock festival, or a rock fest, is a large-scale outdoor Rock music Concert, featuring multiple acts often spread out over several days Some festivals are organized as for-profit concerts and others are benefits for a specific cause.
Another type of music festival is the educative type, organised annually in local communities, regionally or nationally, for the benefit of amateur musicians of all ages and grades of achievement. While entrants perform prepared pieces in the presence of an audience which includes competitors, the essential feature of this type of festival is that each participant receives verbal and written feedback, there and then, from a highly qualified, professional adjudicator - someone who they might never meet in any other way. They also usually receive a certificate, classified according to merit, and some may win trophies. The competitive element is often played down, however, as the important aspect is that participants can learn from one another. Such festivals aim to provide a friendly and supportive platform for musicians to share in the excitement of making music. For many they provide a bridge between lessons & examinations and performing confidently in public.
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