Category Archives: Festivals

Burning Man: The Documentary

­Burning Man is an annual festival that began in 1986. Tens of thousands of people gather at the ‘Playa’ in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create a temporary wooden city dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance. They depart a … Continue reading

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City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man

This documentary is produced in conjunction with the exhibition “City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man”. This exhibition explores the remarkable story of how the legendary Nevada gathering known as Burning Man evolved through collaborative ritual from humble countercultural … Continue reading

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Cremation of a falla sculpture in Valencia, Spain

Valencia’s Las Fallas celebration grand finale. La Crema (the cremation) is the night when the fallas’ brief, brilliant lives go up in raging flames and plumes of smoke. This falla (sculpture) took a year to create, was on display for … Continue reading

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Las Fallas de Valencia (español)

Un recorrido completo por una de las fiestas más impresionantes de España, Las Fallas de Valencia, declarada desde el año 1965 como Fiesta de Interés Turístico Internacional y candidata a formar parte de la Lista Representativa del Patrimonio Inmaterial de … Continue reading

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Yule – Anglo-Saxon Winter Celebrations

Horse burial: https://d1wqtxts1xzle7.cloudfront.net… More about Yeavering: https://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/…

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The climbers who risk their lives for Christmas trees

In the Republic of Georgia, workers harvest the seeds of Nordmann firs for export to Europe. Source: The climbers who risk their lives for Christmas trees

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Merry Christmas from the Bottle Boys – Rudolph the Red Nosed ReinBEER!

A funny Christmas video from your favourite bottle band to get you in a jolly mood for December! 😀 Hi bottle fans, For our Christmas video this year we went all in and created a multifunctional Xmas costume – a … Continue reading

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YUMEKA ODA

Thirteen-year-old skateboarder Yumeka Oda was set to represent her country on home soil at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but with this year’s games postponed until next July her dreams of winning gold have also been put on hold. Directed by … Continue reading

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The Festival of Glowing Giants

Last year, Kitamura made history as the first woman to win first place at Japan’s 300-year-old Aomori Nebuta Festival. Watch: The Festival of Glowing Giants

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A Parade of Earthly Delights: Floating Bosch Parade Celebrates Painter Hieronymus Bosch in Spectacular Aquatic Event

All images © Bosch Parade, Ben Niehuis   A floating parade dedicated to painter Hieronymus Bosch (previously) honors the artist’s fascination with the fantastical and absurd in an annual event that embodies his philosophy and aesthetic. The 2019 occurrence of the … Continue reading

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