The Olympic torch has arrived in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Games having been carried through more than 300 cities by over 12,000 individuals, including athletes and celebrities.
Over one-hundred people participated in the annual Ernest “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida on Saturday (July 23).
Thousands of runners travel from all over the world to Pamplona, Spain, for the San Fermín festival, held annually from July 6 to July 14.
One of Japan’s biggest and oldest events, the month-long Gion Matsuri summer festival is in full swing in Kyoto.
As every year, Bastille Day in France means the Tricolour flag is out in force: at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, and in towns and villages around the country as well as francophile places around the…
The traditional image of the celebrations marking the end of Ramadan is far from the current reality experienced by the people of the Iraqi city.
Far from the European football Championships and the forthcoming Rio Olympics athletes from around the world have been taking part in a very different sporting tournament in southern…
Tel Aviv has become in the last decade a choice destination for the gay community on holiday, and Gay Pride Week which kicks off on Friday has become huge, with 200,000 people expected to…
Owing to heavy rainfall and devastating floods across Sri Lanka, the streets of the capital Colombo are less crowded for this year’s celebration of the Buddhist festival…
Hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus took a dip in the Shipra river on Saturday (21 May), the last auspicious bathing day of the Kumbh Festival being held in the central Indian city of…
Footage is released of the British monarch at a palace garden party describing Chinese officials as "very difficult".
US president is hopping mad..
Pope Francis has used his Good Friday address to condemn Europe’s reaction to the migrant crisis, which he said had been blunted by our “indifferent
Visitors flocked to Mexico’s Pyramid of the Sun on Sunday (March 20) in the sacred city of Teotihuacan, to perform the traditional raising of their
Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival season drew to a close in the early hours of Sunday with this year’s final event, a spectacular parade by Carnival
New Year celebrations take place across China
Taiwan is mourning after an earthquake struck the city of Tainan. Numerous Lunar New Year’s Eve festivities were cancelled.
This is Groundhog Day in the USA – a traditional holiday that has become more popular since the 1993 film of the same name. According to folklore if
Locals and tourists brave sub-zero temperatures to take part in a popular ice fishing festival in South Korea. The winter festival is named after a
Thousands gather to take part in the statue's procession through the streets
Marching bands, cheerleaders and acrobats helped mark the 30th year of London’s New Year’s Day parade. More than 8,500 performers from 20 different