Definition funny of Tombola:

urbanThe word itself is Italian and means the tumbler that is used in bingo and raffles. By poetic extension, it is used the way Americans say "crapshoot' or "the luck of the draw' or lottery or 'numbers game'

urbanThe song "La Vida Es Una Tómbola" by Marisol and another version, for Diego Maradona, by Manu Chao is the most famous example. (Life is a raffle) There's a line in "Evita" that goes:  "She won't help the hungry once a month at your tómbolas / she'll simply take control as / you disappear" (It's from "The Actress Hasn't Learned the Lines").


Songs about Tombola:

songsLa Vida Tombola by Manu Chao from the Album La Radiolina

songsLa Vida Es una Tómbola / Un Rayo de Sol by Orquesta Galilea from the Album Caminando Hacia Adelante

songsTombola by Marisol from the Album Tombola

songsTombola by Marisol from the Album Pepa Flores, Sus Grandes Éxitos

songsTombolee Tombola by Lou Monte from the Album The Best Of RCA Victor Recordings

songsTómbola by Marisol from the Album Marisol. La Pequeña Estrella

songsAttachez vos ceintures (feat. Moussier Tombola) by Passi from the Album Attachez vos ceintures (feat. Moussier Tombola) - Single


Books about Tombola:

booksTombola! by Rorie Smith (May 29, 2014)

booksThe Feast of Tombola by Doug Booth (Jan 15, 2014)

booksTombola delle note: un gioco didattico (Italian Edition) by Claudio Lupo and Irina Zaytseva (Jan 25, 2014)

booksTómbola.(celebridade... Tombola.)(TA: celebrities): An article from: Epoca by Jaime Campmany (Jul 28, 2005)

booksla tombola

booksTombola by Rorie Smith (Feb 2, 2008)

booksTombola! by Luik Jan (1992)


Movies about Tombola:

moviesTombola Unrated -


Wiki information Tombola:

Moussier Tombola
Musical Artist, Person, Musician

Moussier Tombola is a Senegalese comedian based in France. He also does stand-up in various shows. He named himself Moussier Tombola, exactly as his father would pronounce the word "Monsieur". He was born to Saint-Dié-des-Vosges In 2011, he released...


Tombola is a raffle which originates in Southern Italy and which is mostly played in Christmas time. Prizes are often only symbolic. With the Italian massive emigration of the 19th and 20th centuries, the game was exported abroad and it took...