Category Archives: Festivals

Chinese New Year: Unraveling the History of the Enchanting Festival – My Modern Met

How much do you know about Chinese New Year? Happy Chinese New Year! Every February, this enchanting holiday is honored by millions of people across the globe, making it one of the world’s most widespread celebrations. While there’s a chance … Continue reading

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Chasing Away Evil Spirits in Bulgaria

Each year, people across Bulgaria gather in Blagoevgrad to partake in the annual Kukeri Festival. Draped in elaborate costumes made from long goat hair, participants dance away the evil through a procession involving the ringing of bells. Dancers wear carved … Continue reading

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Santa Is a Psychedelic Mushroom

Many historians agree that the North American figure of Santa Claus can be traced back to a monk named Saint Nicholas of Myra, a bearded fourth-century Greek Christian with a penchant for charitable giving. St. Nicholas was presumably the basis … Continue reading

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Tokyo’s Best Designer Christmas Trees of 2018

If you’re doing some last-minute Christmas shopping in Tokyo, try and swing by some of these locations where you’ll find the best seasonal yet unorthodox designer Christmas trees. Kinetic Christmas tree at Mikimoto Ginza by we+ If you’re in the … Continue reading

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Winter Holiday Celebrations Around the World

 

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Node 2018: Explore, Connect, Create

Stills / GIFs / Process and more: behance.net/gallery/72782775/NODE-2018-Titles-Explore-Connect-Create The titles for Nodefest 2018 take these core ideas of Exploration, Connection, and Creation, and weave them together with the narrative of the Explorer, where each stage of the journey is only … Continue reading

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The Upfest Movie – 2018 (Official)

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Brazilian Festival in Japan 2017 | Japan Vlog

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Presenting Gil Bruvel’s “Corso Zundert,” a Documentary About the World’s Largest Flower Parade | Colossal

Premiering on Colossal, CORSO ZUNDERT is a film about the people of Zundert — a village in the South of Holland — who collaborate to create extravagant, flower-covered floats on a monumental scale for “the largest corso in the world.” … Continue reading

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AlienLove – The History and Traditions of Beltane/May Day

Beltane is considered one of the most important of the ancient holidays. It’s history goes back further than records exist. It is a time for renewal, regrowth and fertility – for the land, livestock, wild animals, and humankind. It welcomes … Continue reading

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