The town of Nejapa, El Salvador celebrated its annual fireball festival on Saturday (August 31) with participants pelting each other with rags drenched in gasoline that have been rolled into tight flaming balls.
To celebrate the annual traditional Sho Dun Festival, a giant Buddha went on display in Lhasa, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
Homes and interiors tell a story, both politically and culturally of a whole country, says Isabelle Bonnet, the curator of ‘Home Sweet Home’ photographic exhibition. It presents a complex image of the British home, carefully documented by photographers from the sixties to the present day.
Musicians came from 25 countries including Australia, Sweden, Peru and the United States to Guadalajara, considered the capital of traditional Mexican culture and music
Anti-racism campaigners have criticised a folk festival featuring a character called "the savage". The character, played by a white actor in blackface makeup, is paraded through the town in chains.
Pressure is mounting for UNESCO to remove a Belgian festival from its cultural heritage list. The a blackface character known as 'the savage' in a parade in the town of Ath has drawn strong criticism from anti-racist campaigners.
More than 30 theatrical troupes, dance groups and street artists took part in the celebrations, ensuring the audience wasn't card-bored!
More than 80 illuminated sculptures created by Chinese craftsmen are on display at Eataly World in Bologna.
While the Fringe is something Britain should be proud of, we must also recognise that a disproportionate number of the performers (and even the audience) will be white, middle class and wealthy.
Even the Belgian capital's famous Manneken Pis sculpture is decked out in flowers.
This year the festival will feature a strong focus on the potential for design to help solve current global concerns around biodiversity, sustainability, and the crisis of single use plastics.
Right-wing politicians have called for boycotts of Coca Cola products following the campaign which included images of gay people smiling together.
Fans and players competed in 'swamp soccer' on Saturday (August 10) in Dombrovka, 300km west of the Belarusian capital Minsk, as part of a local festival.
The traditional Geneva fireworks took place on the August 10 in the harbour, lighting up the skies over lake Leman with 2.5 tonnes of gunpowder.
About 18,000 dancers from Japan and abroad are performing in the annual Yosakoi festival in the western city of Kochi. Despite the scorching temperatures, the performers danced with enthusiasm.
One of Europe’s biggest music festivals has taken its eco-credentials to the next level this summer, with reusable paper tents, reusable cups and even water-saving vacuum-flushing toilets.
Lebanon’s iconic 19th century palace of Beiteddine, was the setting for the regional debut of The Broken Wings musical at the annual Beiteddine Art Festival.
The Beiteddine Art Festival is one of the most prestigious annual music festivals in the Middle East.
Dozens of hot-air balloons took to the skies over the western English port of Bristol on Thursday ( August 8) as the city's annual balloon festival began.
A popular feature of Japan's summer festival calendar got underway on Friday in the northern city of Aomori.
It failed to break the world record, but the "Grand Est Mondial Air Ballons" festival sent as many balloons in the air as the last time it was held, organisers said on Monday (July 29)
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Hundreds of Catholics in Paraguay paraded through the town of Minas covered in chicken feathers on Wednesday to celebrate their patron saint.
The tourist industry in Zhangye City, north-west China, is booming thanks to Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park.
PEOPLE WALKING ON HIGHLINES BETWEEN PILLARS OF ROCK OVER FOREST, HIGHLINERS PRACTICING WALKING ON HIGHLINES LOWER TO THE GROUND AND TALKING ABOUT HOW DOING IT MAKES THEM FEEL
The city's walls and buildings have been adorned with modern paintings, in celebration of Morocco's annual Sbagha Bagha festival