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ID: 300263480
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263480

 

Record Type: concept
lantern festivals (African festivals) (festivals, celebrations, ... Events (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Various African secular festivals incorporating lanterns, held in several regions and areas that had African slaves, particularly Sierra Leone, Senegambia, and the Caribbean nation of Haiti. The festivals are typically held on the occasion of Christian or Islamic holy days, featuring parades and large wooden and paper structures lit from within by candles.
 
Terms:
lantern festivals (African festivals) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
lantern festival (African festival) (C,U,English,AD,U,U)
lantern festival (African festival) (Spanish-P,D,U,U)
festivals, lantern (African festivals) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
lantaarnfestivals (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
lantaarnfestival (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
festival de faroles (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Events (hierarchy name)
.... Events (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of events (activities)
........ events (activities) (G)
Hierarchy of cultural events
............ cultural events (G)
Hierarchy of celebrations
................ celebrations (G)
Hierarchy of festivals
.................... festivals (G)
Hierarchy of lantern festivals (African festivals)
........................ lantern festivals (African festivals) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Seculiere festivals die worden gehouden in het Afrikaanse land Sierra Leone, de Afrikaanse regio Senegambia en het Caribische land Haïti, gewoonlijk op christelijke of islamitische feestdagen, waarbij optochten worden gehouden met grote houten en papieren constructies die van binnen met kaarsen worden verlicht. 
Spanish ..... Festival secular que tiene lugar en la nación africana de Sierra Leona, la región africana de Senegambia y en la nación caribeña de Haití, generalmente coincidiendo con los días festivos cristianos o islámicos. Se caracterizan por cabalgatas de grandes estructuras de madera y papel, iluminadas en su interior por medio de velas. 

Related concepts:
context for ....  lanterns (lighting devices)
....................  (<lighting devices by form>, lighting devices, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300037647]
distinguished from ....  Lantern Festival (Chinese festival)
..................................  (Chinese festivals, cultural holidays, ... Events (hierarchy name)) [300400803]

Sources and Contributors:
festival de faroles............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...................................  TAA database (2000-)
festivals, lantern (African festivals)............  [VP]
.................................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
lantaarnfestival............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
lantaarnfestivals............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
lantern festival (African festival)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
...........................................................  TAA database (2000-)
lantern festivals (African festivals)............  [VP Preferred]
..............................................................  African Arts (1967-) 18/2, Bettelheim, Judith, "Lantern festival in Senegambia," and Nunley, John, "Lantern festival in Sierra Leone."
..............................................................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- National Museum of African Art, 17 December 1997
..............................................................  Peek and Yankah, African Folklore Encyclopedia (2004) 760
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
.......... Peek and Yankah, African Folklore Encyclopedia (2004)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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