Showing posts with label festivals. Show all posts
Showing posts with label festivals. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Indian PM overturns bull-wrestling ban

An Indian state on Saturday lifted a Supreme Court ban on a popular bull-wrestling festival  after Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered the event should be allowed to go ahead.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Riders on the plateau: Tibetans gather for horse festival

Thundering across the vast Himalayan plateau in their traditional finery, Tibetan horsemen gather for an annual riding festival which is a colorful feast for the eyes.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Japanese ward off evil spirits with cute dolls on Hina Matsuri

1,000 neatly arranged and opulently clothed dolls would be an odd sight in most places and at most times, but it's not in Japan, where Thursday the country celebrates Hina Matsuri - Doll's Day, or Girl's Day.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Nepal temple bans animal sacrifice

In a significant move that will save millions of animals, Nepal's Gadhimai temple trust on Tuesday announced a ban on animal sacrifice at the Gadhimai festival, the world's biggest animal sacrifice event held every five years.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.