How to use Pageants in a sentence
Parker (at one time music-master at the school), was held in the grounds of Sherborne Castle, and set the model for a succession of pageants held subsequently in other historic English towns.
There are hundreds of beauty pageants in the United States alone.
He passed his time in feasts and pageants, while in a bull the pope denounced him as a criminal, a pagan and a heretic, until, terrified by a slight disturbance on the 15th of December, he abdicated and fled from Rome.
They can also be serious costumes for enacting the Nativity, but these costumes are almost exclusively worn by children for church pageants.
Others will celebrate with live nativity scenes or Christmas pageants.Advertisement
In itself a product of the medieval conception of the fool who figured so largely in the Shrovetide and other pageants, it differs entirely from the general allegorical satires of the preceding centuries.
On occasions of festivals or pageants the balconies, the bridges, the boats, and even the facades of the houses, were hung with rich Eastern carpets or patterned textiles in gold and coloured silk.
In the middle ages there was a constant succession of pageants, processions and tournaments.
London was then gay with pageants, but when the queen made known her intention of marrying Philip of Spain the discontent of the country found vent in the rising of Sir Thomas Wyat, and the city had to prepare itself against attack.
Officers, commonly called wardens in England, were elected by the members, and their chief function was to supervise the quality of the wares produced, so as to secure good and honest workmanship. Therefore, ordinances were made regulating the hours of labour and the terms of admission to the gild, including apprenticeship. Other ordinances required members to make periodical payments to a common fund, and to participate in certain common religious observances, festivities and pageants.Advertisement
It contains more than 600 rooms and halls; among the latter the Weisse-saal used for great court pageants, the halls of the chapters of the Black and the Red Eagle orders, a picture gallery and a chapel.
For the theatrical, pageants exhibited by him he erected a theatre with improved acoustical conditions and seats after the Greek model, thus marking a distinct advance in the construction of places of entertainment.
The first of these pageants was held in 1 21 5.
The bas-reliefs of one of the chapels represent Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Diana, together with the signs of the zodiac. And these subjects are derived, it appears, from a poem in which Sigismondo had invoked the gods and the signs of the zodiac to soften Isotta's heart and win her to his arms. The pageants of Mars and Diana seem to have been suggested by the Trionfi of Petrarch.
Along with her husband, she organized pageants in the village to raise funds in order to start a museum.Advertisement
Events include open air theater performances and medieval pageants.
Through this adventure she has been in the fitness industry in print and pageants and made up many fitness body builders including Linda Murray, Miss Universe for 5 years.
Formal dresses for evening wear competition are one of the important aspects of being in one of these pageants.
Are you fascinated by the teenage fashion industry, always following the latest trends in teenage fashion and obsessed with the fashion teenage models appearing in beauty pageants?
Check online and at local malls to find beauty pageants or modeling shows in your area, then sign up for a few.Advertisement
If you decide to enter a beauty pageant or modeling contest, then there will probably be more experienced and older models there who can give you tips on practicing for beauty pageants.
Beauty pageants are also another option for girls who are looking into modeling.
Pageants are more like competitions, and are often hosted by a particular clothing store or brand.
Some beauty pageants offer prizes such as store gift cards, or even scholarships to the winners.
Don't get discouraged if no agencies call back right away; instead try entering some pageants or competitions.Advertisement
After working with CBS on a few of these game shows, Goen took over hosting some beauty pageants for the network including Miss Universe, Miss Teen USA, and Miss USA.
Valentine began entering beauty pageants, winning both the Miss Teenage Santa Rosa and Miss Sonoma County titles.
Valentine became known as the "cute" girl, and went out of her way to make her talent portion of these pageants a little sexier than that of her rivals to overcome this image.
Some little girls' pageants are not as fancy as ladies beauty pageants, and therefore do not require such a high level of dressiness for the pageant.
Some pageants are simple affairs in which contestants walk onto the stage for a few moments, and then the winners of each age group are announced.
Many pageants feature male and female divisions, and thus, parents have to purchase a variety of clothing, whether they have a son or a daughter.
In some pageants, themes are the focus of the competition.
However, the world of toddler pageants is not about either taste or elegance, it is about "Notice Me!" fashion.
However, these dresses may not be appropriate for certain pageants.
If your child is new to the world of toddler pageants, nothing will teach you more about her wardrobe needs than spending time as a spectator on the pageant circuit.
Pageants are subject to trends and biases, much like most areas of competition.
Beauty pageants - Your child may need a fancy dress for a pageant or contest.
Banquets, formal balls and pageants are all good venues for a sporting his designer frocks.
Another thing that works for anyone participating in bikini competitions, bodybuilding competitions and pageants is getting a dark tan.
Some contests are major events that draw the same type of sponsorship and notoriety as the Miss America or Miss USA pageants.
That tenacity clearly served the future Governor well as she went on to compete in two beauty pageants (she won the Miss Wasilla pageant, and placed third in the Miss Alaska Pageant).
Nativity costumes are worn for pageants or church parties.
With its child narrator, "All I Want for Christmas" is a popular choice for school pageants and children's Christmas albums.
It takes a look at the world of children's beauty pageants.
All of the families featured in the show have experience with these pageants, and it can sometimes be disturbing to see just how much time and energy they spend on preparing for them.
He has participated in over 350 pageants in various roles, including producer and judge.
Toddlers and Tiaras is a TLC Networks reality show that gives viewers a look behind the scenes of the sometimes-strange world of child beauty pageants.
The show follows various families as they prepare for child beauty pageants.
Some of the pageants award prizes for each round with one overall winner, while other pageants hand out first, second, third and runner up prizes to overall winners with no event-specific awards given.
The prizes at the pageants can be significant.
With large prize money at stake in these pageants, competition is stiff.
Yet, the issue of the financial benefits of the pageants is frequently raised.
Many, if not most, of the families involved in the pageants seem to be of relatively modest financial means, and the cost of competing in the pageants can be in the range of tens of thousands of dollars.
He runs a blog on the TLC website answering viewer questions about pageants.
The pageants are also featured so viewers see the girls competing for the titles, the results of the pageants, and the aftermath of those results.
Each episode of the show features two pageant contestants - usually contestants for small, South Carolina based pageants.
Upton was one of Frakes clients at the time of the fiasco, and in the first episode of the show, he successfully convinces Upton to put the incident behind her and return to pageants.
In other pageants, gloves, stockings and fancy shoes (as well as a tiara) will be more likely to be paired with the dress.