Category Archives: Festivals

Yule – Anglo-Saxon Winter Celebrations

Horse burial: https://d1wqtxts1xzle7.cloudfront.net… More about Yeavering: https://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/…

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The climbers who risk their lives for Christmas trees

In the Republic of Georgia, workers harvest the seeds of Nordmann firs for export to Europe. Source: The climbers who risk their lives for Christmas trees

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Merry Christmas from the Bottle Boys – Rudolph the Red Nosed ReinBEER!

A funny Christmas video from your favourite bottle band to get you in a jolly mood for December! 😀 Hi bottle fans, For our Christmas video this year we went all in and created a multifunctional Xmas costume – a … Continue reading

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YUMEKA ODA

Thirteen-year-old skateboarder Yumeka Oda was set to represent her country on home soil at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but with this year’s games postponed until next July her dreams of winning gold have also been put on hold. Directed by … Continue reading

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The Festival of Glowing Giants

Last year, Kitamura made history as the first woman to win first place at Japan’s 300-year-old Aomori Nebuta Festival. Watch: The Festival of Glowing Giants

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A Parade of Earthly Delights: Floating Bosch Parade Celebrates Painter Hieronymus Bosch in Spectacular Aquatic Event

All images © Bosch Parade, Ben Niehuis   A floating parade dedicated to painter Hieronymus Bosch (previously) honors the artist’s fascination with the fantastical and absurd in an annual event that embodies his philosophy and aesthetic. The 2019 occurrence of the … Continue reading

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120,000 Ribbons Wave Across the Former Footprint of the Berlin Wall in an Installation Marking 30 Years Since the Peaceful Revolution

On November 9, 1989, German officials decided to allow residents of Communist East Germany to cross over and visit the Western, democratic half of the divided country. Though the complex process of physically and ideologically reunifying the country took about … Continue reading

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An Enormous Skeleton Emerges in the Middle of a Mexican Street for Día de Muertos

In celebration of Día de Muertos on November 1, , Raymundo Medina built a massive skeleton that appears to be lurching out of the pavement on a street in Santa Cecilia Tláhuac, Mexico. Piles of crumbled concrete at the places … Continue reading

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UK festivals, as told by a Brit — Life in Two Backpacks

The United Kingdom (UK), made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island, is a country in north western Europe. I often argue with Josh that the UK is not the country, as England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island are … Continue reading

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Spain’s Falleras Bring Historic Opulence to Life — ealdor

sartorialadventure: Held annually in March, the Fallas de Valencia, or the Fiesta de San Jose, is among the most celebrated traditions in Valencia and one of the country’s biggest street festivals. The event is marked by fireworks, music, and parades. … Continue reading

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