Translation of gala in Spanish:

gala

Pronunciation: /ˈgælə; ˈgeɪlə; ˈgɑːlə/

n

  • 1.1 (festival) fiesta (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) gala performance (función (f) de) gala (f)
    More example sentences
    • A young virtuoso pianist from Sligo was the star of a gala concert performance held in Dublin on December 11.
    • The Great Northern Brass Arts Festival, which is in its fifth year, began with a five-hour concert, followed by an evening gala performance in front of a capacity audience.
    • The pressure was on a year in advance to come up with stellar costuming worthy of the star-studded gala performance at Wortham Theater Center.
    1.2
    (swimming gala)
    (British English/inglés británico) festival (masculine) de natación

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