Iranians in London are preparing to celebrate the Persian New Year, Norouz. Norouz was recognised in 2009 by UNESCO as part of Humanity’s Intangible
Celebrations in Moscow’s Red Square to mark the first anniversary of Crimea becoming part of the Russian Federation after its annexation.
Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of Ireland`s capital to watch the largest St. Patrick`s Parade in Dublin.
Elephants treated to a fruit buffet in Thailand as elephant handlers known as mahouts celebrate National Elephant Day and a ‘day-off’ for the animal.
Residents of the small town of Trzic, in northern Slovenia, honour a quaint tradition of placing handmade wooden and cardboard model houses lit by
Orange throwing is all the rage in a small central Mexican town at this time of the year. Locals in Alfajaycuan marked the beginning of the sowing
Nearly three weeks of fun, frolicking and festivities will come to and end tonight as Venice says arrivederci to another year’s Carnival. From
In Haiti, at least 18 people have been killed and dozens more hurt when a carnival float hit power lines in the capital Port-au-Prince. Witnesses say
The streets of Chinatown in Singapore came to life on Saturday evening with an official ceremony to usher in the nation’s 50th Lunar New Year
Pope Francis has celebrated Epiphany with a mass at St Peter’s Basilica. The day marks the revelation of God the Son as a human being and the time
Thousands of children have lined the streets in Madrid for the traditional arrival of three kings. The annual parade marks the arrival of the three
Not all Muslims mark the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday but in Egypt days of celebrations are held. Mosques and streets in Cairo are bathed in light for
There is less than a week until Christmas and the Vatican has switched on the lights on its tree in St. Peter’s Square. The governor of Vatican City
Hundreds of thousands of letters addressed to Santa Claus have been arriving in his village in the Arctic Circle. While they were being opened and
Millions of people have descended onto the French city of Lyon for the now traditional festival of lights. Over the course of four days, the entire
People dressed as bears, raccoons, tigers and other animals were forced to evacuate a hotel in Chicago when the Midwest FurFest Convention was disrupted by a chlorine gas leak.
Every year, the spectacular Fete des Lumieres (Festival of Lights) takes place in the French city of Lyon. The authorities say they get three to four
St. Mark Family Church sits a few blocks away from where shops went up in flames in Ferguson Missouri, following the grand jury decision in the
Hamas agreed to a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza to allow for Palestinians and the Islamic world to celebrate the end of Ramadan in relative peace. The
Valentine’s Day is, for many people, the most romantic day of the year, a time at which couples all over the world celebrate the wonder of love by
There were many things that were different on this August 28, 2013, compared to the same Wednesday 50 years ago. And yet, the spirit of Martin Luther
Coquitlam city of British Columbia celebrates Canada day with fireworks (Filmed by Hejar Berenji).
Celebration of Girons de musique de la Glâne in Rue in Switzerland.
Festivities in honor of the Santisima y Vera Cruz de Caravaca in Caravaca de la cruz, southeastern Spain. (filmed by domingo)
Royal wedding street party in Hanwell, London (filmed by Tigran Andrasian)
Soap bubble flashmob action in Moscow, Russia (filmed by Andrey Bondarenko)