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Hi everyone, I'm Bridget, and welcome to today's lesson. Our lesson topic for today is “5 Biggest Festivals in the United States.”
“Coachella.” Every year my friend goes to Coachella and talks about how hot it was. Coachella is a very popular music and arts festival that takes place in California. It's very popular with young adults and people who love live music. A lot of very popular groups and bands perform at Coachella.
“Mardi Gras.” Mardi Gras is the most famous festival that takes place in New Orleans. Mardi Gras literally means Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras. It's a huge street festival. People flock to the streets, listening to good jazz music, all kinds of music. It's all about having fun.
“Comic-Con International.” More than just comics, you can find video games and movie stars at Comic-Con International. For short, you can just call it “Comic-Con.” Comic-Con is my personal favorite festival. Everyone dresses up like their favorite characters from video games, TV shows and movies. It's a lot of fun to walk around and try to guess who each character is.
“Tribeca Film Festival.” Tribeca Film Festival is one of the most prestigious events in film. Tribeca Film Festival takes place in New York City and people come to show off their new feature-length films and short films.
“South by Southwest.” South by Southwest always has the hottest indie bands. South by Southwest is a festival that takes place in Texas. It has a music component. It has a film component. It's a very well-known and popular festival in the US.
And that brings us to the end of today's lesson, “5 Biggest Festivals in the United States.” Which festivals are you familiar with? Have you been to any of these festivals? Leave a comment below. Don't forget to give us a thumbs up if you liked the video and subscribe to our channel and don't forget, of course, to go to EnglishClass101.com to learn more English.