funfair :

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  • n  a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
  • n  a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.

  • For the readers of Grapes of Wrath who picture Oklahoma as a dusty breeding ground of hungry-eyed migrants, and for playgoers to whom Oklahoma! is a Hammerstein-Rodgers funfair .
  • And after a few hours at the FARC headquarters, I was beginning to feel the same way myself, so I went back to San Vincente and its funfair.
News & Articles

  • IMPRESSIONS: Funfair Party Games Impressions
    It's about a carnival that features games but isn't Carnival Games. Funfair Party Games is like visiting your own personal amusement park right on your 3DS. It includes 11 carnival-like games. All of the mini-games were score based, and competition is what Funfair Party Games is all about. It will include online leaderboards as well as both local and online multiplayer. And though the game ...
    June 13, 2013 - Nintendo World Report

  • Michael Landy in
    The 1982 show of Tinguely's work at the Tate Gallery was a revelation for me,says Landy. "Some of the pieces didn't work but the art actually made people smile. There was life to it, almost like a funfair."
  • JG Ballard in Times Online
    War was fascinating to an inquisitive and intrepid young mind and Ballard describes the thrill of sneaking into an airfield and sitting at the controls of an abandoned Chinese fighter, an experience "more exciting than any funfair ride".
  • Carsten Höller in
    The funfair experience is completely underrated,said Höller. "I don't know why we don't take it more seriously philosophically and artistically. Anyway, with this piece, you have the funfair experience and much more."

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