Around 10,000 men, wearing nothing but sumo-style loincloths, gathered at a Japanese temple on Saturday to scramble for sacred sticks called shingi.
In this episode of Postcards we go shopping in the ancient city of Bukhara in Uzbekistan.
Photograph of assassin standing by his lifeless victim in art gallery in Turkey wins prize
Photo Pictures which have been re-staged by film photographers for the stills camera on a film set are on show at an exhibition at the Albertina Museum in…
The Golden Palace in Rome, built by Emperor Nero is getting the virtual reality treatment.
The first ice library in the world was launched in Baikalsk, Russia.
Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…
A tourist attraction in Hamburg, Germany that features miniature models of various parts of the world has put up a wall around the United States, in a dig at President Donald Trump’s plan to build a f
The Chashma Ayub mausoleum was built over a famous, ancient spring in Bukhara
Aussie impressionists Impressionism is not the preserve of the French or indeed Europeans.
Beyond the insults and inflammatory rhetoric Donald Trump's grammar may make understanding the presidency and policy harder in the future.
Off the shoulder dresses, flower prints in varying colours.
Like a professional athlete winner Mathew Peters, trained five days a week, up to twelve hours a day for the gastronomic battle.
An exhibition in Dubai portrays the ancient and enduring ties between the Arab and African worlds. How their cultures inspired and transformed one
Dior’s first female creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, was the star turn at Paris fashion week as she launched her haute couture collection.
The first exhibition to explore the history of the selfie opens at a London art venue this spring.
The Art of Gesture in London The 40-year-old London International Mime Festival is the longest running of its kind.
The Panza collection is one of Europe's most important post-war treasure troves of art, and American artist Robert Wilson has been called in to light the pieces in a show at the collection's home, the
Locals and tourists braved below freezing temperatures to take part in South Korea’s Sancheoneo ice fishing festival on Saturday (January 14).
With an air of Las Vegas glamour, thousands of people took to the streets of the rural Australian town of Parkes on Saturday (January 14) to honour entertainer Elvis Presley in the town’s 25th annual
British artist Jason DeCaires Taylor has created what is the first underwater museum in Europe.
We take a look at the contrasting visions of 2017 from Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The Running Man" and Soviet Film strip, "In the year 2017". One portrays a capitalist dystopia, the other a communist ut
The unusual story of a love between a painter and her muse that transcends gender boundaries is also the subtitle of the current exhibition ‘Gerda Wegener’, presented by the Danish Art Museum Arken ne