Every New Year’s Eve at midnight, the glitter ball drops in New York’s Times Square and fireworks explode over the Thames in London and the Sydney Opera House. But in […]
Thousands of partygoers are celebrating after the Victorian Rainbow Serpent Festival was awarded a last-minute permit to go ahead this weekend. The new application for the popular Beaufort festival was […]
Funk-soul party outfit Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will crown a big day of celebrations to kick off Sydney Festival 2013 next January.
A quinceanera dream comes true – San Jose Mercury News. Diana Lopez’s dream came true Sunday under a stormy sky and inside a tent big enough to hold 200 tearful […]
Istanbul’s tiny Greek community has revived an all-but-extinct tradition by celebrating Bakla Horani, an evening of carousing at the end of carnival ahead of Lent. About 300 masked, painted and […]
Covered in confetti and to the sound of drums, Rio’s mayor handed the key to the city to the mythical figure who reigns over the chaos of Carnival, officially opening […]
In the run-up to New Year, the tourists were haggling over Louis Vuitton and Prada rip-offs in Istanbul’s fabled grand bazaar. But in the high-rise shopping centres on the other […]