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Thai province thanks monkeys with annual fruit buffet

A province in Thailand famous for its monkey population laid out an annual fruit buffet on Sunday (November 27) to thank them for bringing in tourists and helping the local…

A province in Thailand famous for its monkey population laid out an annual fruit buffet on Sunday (November 27) to thank them for bringing in tourists and helping the local…

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Budapest in the swing with dance festival

Dancers from over 40 countries made their way to Hungary to participate in the Lindy Shock University, a swing dance event.

Dancers from over 40 countries made their way to Hungary to participate in the Lindy Shock University, a swing dance event.

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Halloween celebrations in Tokyo

Thousands of Halloween revelers took to the streets of Tokyo’s trendy Shibuya shopping district on Sunday (October 30).

Thousands of Halloween revelers took to the streets of Tokyo’s trendy Shibuya shopping district on Sunday (October 30).

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Graffiti festival in Mexico City

For four days, the centre of Mexico City became the canvas for dozens of street artists for the local edition of the International Meeting of Styles (MOS).

For four days, the centre of Mexico City became the canvas for dozens of street artists for the local edition of the International Meeting of Styles (MOS).

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Art and humour mix at Frieze London

Paintings, sculptures, performances – more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries are showcasing their works at Frieze London, one of the most important contemporary art fairs in the…

Paintings, sculptures, performances – more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries are showcasing their works at Frieze London, one of the most important contemporary art fairs in the…

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Obama launches festival of 'ideas art and action'

Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio make climate change pleas at launch of 'South by South Lawn' festival at the White House

Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio make climate change pleas at launch of 'South by South Lawn' festival at the White House

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International balloon fiesta in Albuquerque

The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is underway and is expected to attract close to a million visitors to central New Mexico.

The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is underway and is expected to attract close to a million visitors to central New Mexico.

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Oktoberfest in Munich

Oktoberfest actually begins in September (September 17 to October 3 this year).

Oktoberfest actually begins in September (September 17 to October 3 this year).

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Dancing in the rain at Lyon's Dance Biennial

The French city of Lyon has been celebrating the 17th edition of its dance biennial with the traditional opening parade.

The French city of Lyon has been celebrating the 17th edition of its dance biennial with the traditional opening parade.

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2016

Devotees across India began celebrating the 11-day Ganesh festival on Monday to mark the birth of the popular Hindu god.

Devotees across India began celebrating the 11-day Ganesh festival on Monday to mark the birth of the popular Hindu god.

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World Nomad Games: creating cultural connections

Cholpon-Ata, a city in the heart of the Kyrgyz Republic, is host to the Second World Nomad Games, with athletes from over forty countries.

Cholpon-Ata, a city in the heart of the Kyrgyz Republic, is host to the Second World Nomad Games, with athletes from over forty countries.

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E-bikes sales motor at the Eurobike Fair

Cycling keeps you fit, young at heart and is growing in popularity as witnessed at the Eurobike Fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Cycling keeps you fit, young at heart and is growing in popularity as witnessed at the Eurobike Fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

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Spain: Tomatina festival

Over 20,000 revelers hurled 150,000 kilos of ripe tomatoes at each other in the ‘Tomatina’ festival held every year on the third Wednesday of August in the Spanish town of Buñol, 38 kilometres west of

Over 20,000 revelers hurled 150,000 kilos of ripe tomatoes at each other in the ‘Tomatina’ festival held every year on the third Wednesday of August in the Spanish town of Buñol, 38 kilometres west of

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Hindu devotees parade through Paris to celebrate the elephant god Ganesh

More than 4,000 Hindu devotees and others celebrated the birth of the elephant god Ganesh in Paris as they paraded through the streets of the French capital in a festival held each year for the past 2

More than 4,000 Hindu devotees and others celebrated the birth of the elephant god Ganesh in Paris as they paraded through the streets of the French capital in a festival held each year for the past 2

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Military Music Festival wows Moscow

The International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower”, one of the world’s three largest military tattoos, lowered its curtain on Saturday night in Moscow.

The International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower”, one of the world’s three largest military tattoos, lowered its curtain on Saturday night in Moscow.

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Mumbai celebrates the annual 'Dahi Handi' festival

The traditional festival marks the anniversary of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna and is based on the legend that Krishna as a child used to steal butter and curd from a pot while tied and suspen

The traditional festival marks the anniversary of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna and is based on the legend that Krishna as a child used to steal butter and curd from a pot while tied and suspen

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Lantern festival in Japan

The Kanto Festival, one of the largest summer festivals in northeastern Japan, has started in Akita City, featuring long bamboo poles decorated with lanterns.

The Kanto Festival, one of the largest summer festivals in northeastern Japan, has started in Akita City, featuring long bamboo poles decorated with lanterns.

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The Best of Arts and Culture in Europe

Discover the unmissable exhibitions and festivals in Madrid, London, South of France and Switzerland

Discover the unmissable exhibitions and festivals in Madrid, London, South of France and Switzerland