Around 10,000 men, wearing nothing but sumo-style loincloths, gathered at a Japanese temple on Saturday to scramble for sacred sticks called shingi.
Modern day Kinshasa and the realities of life in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The annual Sapporo snow festival kicked off on Monday (February 6) featuring ice sculptures of iconic locations, movie characters, celebrities, and even the U.
On January 24 each year, people from all over Bolivia flock to La Paz to take part in the traditional Alasitas Festival which is a shopper’s paradise.
Members of the Russian Orthodox Church have held an annual ice sculpture competition on ( Saturday 7 JAN.
Artists put the final touches on a dazzling display of ice sculptures in China’s northern city of Harbin on Wednesday, home to one of the world’s biggest ice and snow…
Participants in Peru’s annual slugfest battled it out on Sunday in the local Takanakuy fighting festival aimed at settling old scores and starting the new year…
Half-a-dozen hot-air balloons took to the skies over the Southern Egyptian city of Luxor on Thursday (December 15).
You’re at the Fete des Lumieres, the ‘festival of lights’ in Lyon France, an event that attracts millions of visitors from around the globe.
Lyon’s festival of light is not only an important economic barometer for France’s second city, it is also a useful gauge for the whole country.
For the first time ever, the Confluence Museum in Lyon has been used as a canvas for a lightshow as part of the city’s famed Festival of Lights.
The annual Fete des Lumieres has returned to the French city of Lyon, lighting up landmarks with dazzling displays.
Final preparations are underway for the Fête des Lumières, which begins tonight (December 8) after a one-year break.
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…
The Thessaloniki International Film Festival, one of the oldest in Europe, has come to a close.
Thousands flocked to London’s Trafalgar Square at the weekend to join in the Diwali celebrations.
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).
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…
Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio make climate change pleas at launch of 'South by South Lawn' festival at the White House
The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is underway and is expected to attract close to a million visitors to central New Mexico.