It’s Holy Week in Seville when the city’s 61 Christian brotherhoods parade through the streets on their way to the cathedral.
Worshippers gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to mark Palm Sunday, waving palm branches during the procession next to the newly restored Tomb of…
Archers on horseback in traditional Kamakura bushido costumes showcase their shooting skills.
Several hundred people celebrated April 1 in Budapest by attacking each other with pillows.
The Spanish city of Valencia’s five day festival known as Las Fallas ended at midnight on Sunday (March 19) with a ceremony in which nearly 380 papier-mâchés sculptures were set…
A vibrantly colourful procession led by children in Guatemala City on Sunday marked the start of a series of solemn and traditional ceremonies in the lead up to…
Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, honoured the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards on Ireland’s national day, St Patrick’s Day (March 17), handing out shamrocks to th
St Patrick's Day packs out the pubs
Around 60 elephants at Ayutthaya in Thailand enjoy a fruit buffet to mark Elephant Day, which raises awareness to end their exploitation.
Carnival-like parades have taken place in Israel and the West Bank for the Jewish holiday of Purim.
People attend a rally calling for impeached President Park Geun-hye’s arrest in central Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2017.
It is festival time in Hungary in the small town of Mohacs where they hold a celebration with attitude.
Cuba's annual Cigar Festival is underway amid increasing demand but poor weather hitting tobacco crops and uncertainty about boosting sales to the US
Hundreds of people participated in the seventh annual Tomato War in Quillon, Chile on Saturday, 18 February One hundred tonnes of tomatoes were placed inside a rodeo ring and the participants pitched,
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Scots celebrate Robert Burns’ birthday every year on January 25.
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.
Amateur rugby players donned wigs and white jumpsuits on Friday (13 January) for a rugby match that pipped The Blue Suede Shoes against the Reddy Teddies in the town of Parkes, west of…
The Vatican Pope Francis celebrated Epiphany with a joke about camels and the more serious offer of food for some 300 homeless people.
The country's Interior Ministry announced tighter security measures on Wednesday due to the risk of a terrorist attack.