A banquet is a large public meal or feast, complete with main courses and desserts. It usually serves a purpose, such as a charitable gathering, a ceremony, or a celebration, often followed by speeches in honor of someone. Public speaking is the process of speaking to a group of people in a structured deliberate manner intended to inform influence or entertain the listeners
Banquets have been used as a formal occasion for thousands of years. Kings during medieval times frequently threw banquets for special events, such as birthdays or holidays.
On occasion, sports associations throw banquets as an attempt to enhance team chemistry, or also just to relax the players and/or coaches.
Business banquets are a popular way to strengthen bonds between businessmen and their partners.
A Luau is one variety of banquet originally used in Hawaii. For the towns in Angola, see Luau (Angola. A luau (in Hawaiian, lū‘au) is a Hawaiian feast
The Nei Mongol provincial government in China levies a tax on banquets. Inner Mongolia ( Mongolian:, Öbür mongɣul; occasionally romanized to Nei Mongol is the Mongol