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Word: ovation

Definition: enthusiastic applause


Sentences Containing 'ovation'

"Strictly Ballroom" had its first public screening at midnight in the "Un Certain Regard" programme and proved to be an instant hit—the cast and crew received a fifteen-minute standing ovation, which was repeated the following night; it became one of the major hits of the festival, winning the "Prix De Jeunesse" and triggering a bidding war among international distributors.
Alicia Alonso, now 82, was on hand for a standing ovation at the end of the evening, and it is worth remembering that the company is an outgrowth of the troupe she founded in 1948 in Havana with members of American Ballet Theater, where she was a star.
As a result in 1973, she opened at Carnegie Hall to a standing ovation, and in 1974, she appeared in a Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium.
At Cannes, the film received a fifteen-minute standing ovation from the audience after the film was screened.
But when the finale finally came, many of the audience rose to their feet to deliver a well-deserved standing ovation.
Doug Harvey was given an ovation by the crowd as he skated out in a Ranger uniform.
For the latter she received a standing ovation from the crew.
He also performed at the Los Angeles Stage Ovation Awards in 2004.
He received a standing ovation on his debut when he was brought off in the 87min for the Huddersfield Town Reserves in their narrow defeat to Middlesbrough Reserves losing 1–0.
Her awards include Hip Hop International's Living Legend Award, a Grammy nomination for Long Form Video ("Word Of Mouth") 1983, an Emmy nomination and win for Outstanding Achievement in Choreography / The Smothers Brothers 1988, two MTV Award nominations, American Choreography Awards: Four nominations two wins including Lifetime Achievement Innovator, and The Los Angeles Theater Ovation: Street Dance Award. Exhibitions include the Museum of Modern Art: videos and the Santa Monica Museum of Art: Short films.
However, when Mini suffers a meltdown, Franky's ideas are used instead, to a standing ovation.
Immediately at the end of the match he lost, the crowd of fans in the arena rose in a standing ovation to recognize his achievements.
In 1896 President Steyn visited Pretoria, where he received an ovation as the probable future president of the two Republics.
In her audition in February (aired on 13 April), she performed 'One Night Only' and received a standing ovation from the judges, as well as a positive response.
In response to sharp criticism of this policy by Winston Churchill in the House of Commons on 23 March 1933, he defended this appeasement policy toward Adolf Hitler's Germany by arguing that Britain needed to "secure for Europe that period of appeasement which is needed", a speech that brought him a standing ovation in the House.
Laczkó made his debut in a 2–0 win over Coventry City on 12 January, receiving a standing ovation from the home fans when substituted.
Mo'Nique won the award for Best Supporting Actress, for which she received a standing ovation at the ceremony, along with numerous other accolades.
NEA, Guggenheim, Ingram Merrill and Lecomte de Nouy foundations; the Fund for New American Plays, Kennedy Center, American Theatre Critics' Association and Ovation awards for Best Play (for The Cider House Rules).
On 30 October 2005, he finally returned to play, entering on the second-half in place of Olivier Dacourt, during a league match against Ascoli Calcio 1898, being even hailed with a long standing ovation by the Roma supporters.
On that first night, Goldman received a standing ovation.
One of her remarkable roles was Chauvelin in "The Scarlet Pimpernel" in Japan for the first time in 2008 and given a standing ovation.
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Prior to Go!, the show screened on the Ovation Channel.
She was met with a standing ovation and accolades from her fellow members of Congress.
Shilling's debut with Mountain Heart was at The Grand Ole Opry in January 2007, where he received a standing ovation.
The AP reviewer of the musical (with the two new leads) wrote "Devotees of Stritch, who earned her Sondheim stripes singing, memorably, "The Ladies Who Lunch" in "Company" 40 years ago, will revel in how the actress, who earned a huge ovation before her very first line at a recent preview, brings her famously salty, acerbic style to the role of Madame Armfeldt."
the bows naturally brought the audience to its feet” – Brian Seibert, The New York Times “We were already cheering at the top of our lungs during the standing ovation, when Kevin McKenzie gestured to Marcelo Gomes and David Hallberg to lift her up high.
The Governor was treated by physicians and went home, while Piłsudski, as planned, proceeded to Lwów's Great Theater, where he received an ovation from the gathered public.
The largely white capacity crowd gave the Barbadian a hero's welcome, accompanying his walk out to the wicket with a standing ovation and a chorus of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow".
The Sydney Games were also memorable for the first appearance of a joint North and South Korean contingent (to a standing ovation) at the opening ceremonies, even if they competed as different countries.
This talk has received praise, often with the attendees giving him a standing ovation.
This would be his final public speech and was given a standing ovation at the conclusion.
When he had sounded his final cadenza, the whole orchestra joined the audience in a standing ovation.
While it received a standing ovation at the public premiere, it was reportedly panned at a press screening hours earlier, where many attendees left during the showing and those who remained booed at the end.

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