extravaganza extravaganza  /ɪk ˌstræ və ˈɡæn zə/


  • (n) any lavishly staged or spectacular entertainment


  1. As spectacular as the sports were, the Games in the end had become more of an extravaganza for the Chinese, with the rest of the world tagging along.
  2. Last October, Chanel launched its brand by organizing an exhibition and haute couture extravaganza in New Delhi's tony Imperial Hotel with models flown in from Paris.
  3. Guides Us Into 21st-Century Theater He'd hate the music, but Mozart would probably recognize the cultural parallels between his work and this 'pocket monster' extravaganza.


  1. Is the NFL Planning to Build a Giant Sled Hill in Times Square for SB XLVIII? Why, Yes It Is.

    The New York Daily News recently obtained some of the NFL’s plans for “Super Bowl Boulevard,” a “football-themed extravaganza” that will be set up between 34th and 44th streets when Super Bowl XLVIII arrives near New York on February 2nd.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Black arts extravaganza at Rancocas Valley High School on Saturday

    MOUNT HOLLY — Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre Inc. will host its 39th black arts extravaganza at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rancocas Valley High School's performing arts center on Jacksonville Road.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Burlington County Times

  3. Baby extravaganza is all about child safety

    Get the latest safety and health information for your family at the Annual Safe Kids Baby Extravaganza. The event is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Remington's Event Center.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader


  1. "I am extremely excited to announce Golden Boy's involvement in another boxing extravaganza such as Mayweather vs. Hatton," said Oscar De La Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions. "We are proud to continue to provide fans with the best...
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Oscar De La Hoya Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Talking about his next album Johnny told us: "It's going to be a different sound, I want to collaborate with someone. I'm thinking a house music extravaganza. I was sifting through old things the other day and found a piece of paper with some songs...
    on Jun 15, 2009 By: Johnny Borrell Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. "Though it will be Bollywood in spirit, it will completely cater to Western sensibilities. It's a hugely ambitious musical and I'm very excited," Shilpa Shetty said. "If it all goes well, it will be the biggest staged extravaganza ever to...
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Shilpa Shetty Source: CNN-IBN

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