Woodstock officially recognized as historic place

Časi: postavi glagole v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko (aktiv in pasiv). / Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form, active or passive.


When the Woodstock Music & Arts Fair came to an upstate New York dairy farm in 1969, a generation of Americans ____________________ (1 LEARN) the value of world peace, psychedelic drugs and groovy tunes. It marked the height of the counterculture hippie movement and sent shivers down the spines of conservative suburban dwellers.

The three-day event (which spilled into a fourth day) attracted close to 500,000 attendees, far more than its promoters ____________________ (2 ORIGINALLY/ANTICIPATE) and promised. It was one of the largest music festivals in history.

Nearly 50 years later, Woodstock ____________________ (3 FORMALLY/COMMEMORATE) for its cultural significance. The site of the original festival in Bethel, NY, has been named to the National Register of Historic Places, Governor Andrew Cuomo ____________________ (4 ANNOUNCE) on Tuesday.

“Woodstock was a pivotal moment in both New York and American history, ____________________ (5 BRING) together the unique art and music in an event that changed this nation’s cultural and political landscape,” Cuomo said in a statement. “This prestigious recognition ____________________ (6 HELP) preserve a priceless New York landmark for current and future generations of New Yorkers.”

In the decades since, music festivals ____________________ (7 CHANGE) a bit, ____________________ (8 SAY) the least. Fests like Lollapalooza and Coachella have become more about brand activations than ____________________ (9 STICK) it to the man. There ____________________ (10 BE) still plenty of cult followings that flock to shows with a similar look and feel as Woodstock, but those events focus on little more than an evangelical devotion to a band.

To be fair, there were some pretty compelling balloon ropes at Governors Ball last weekend, so there’s that.

(Adapted from www.timeout.com on 8 June 2017)

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