Rio Carnival :: God Made Glitter For Brazilians

Starting out as a festival before the somber mood of Lent, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is considered one of the greatest shows on Earth. Rio de Janeiro is known as the cultural capital...

La Tomatina :: Paint The Town Red

La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year in the town of Buñol in the Valencia region of Spain. Tens of thousands of participants come from...

Somewhere Over The Rainbow :: Holi

Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India, Nepal,Bangladesh, and countries with large Hindu diaspora such as Suriname, Guyana, South Africa, Trinidad, the UK, Mauritius and...

Its Bath Time: Songkran

Songrkan (Thai New Year) is celebrated every year from April 13 to April 15. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia. The most obvious celebration of Songkran...

Cultural Goose Bumps :: Fête Des Lumières

The Fête Des Lumières (festival of lights) in Lyon, France expresses gratitude toward Mary, mother of Jesus on December 8 of each year. This uniquely Lyonnaise tradition dictates that every house place candles along...

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