Tag: Festival

Halloween Photos Around the World

Halloween Photos Around the World

| November 4, 2009 | 3 Comments

Halloween is a holiday celebrated on October 31 annually. Today the Halloween regards as a secular celebration even though it has actually roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holy day of All Saints. Most common Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, wearing costumes, attending costume parties, carving jack-o’-lanterns, ghost tours, bonfires, visiting haunted […]

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Deepavali 2009: Festival of Lights Images

Deepavali 2009: Festival of Lights Images

| October 15, 2009 | 4 Comments

Deepavali or the ‘Festival of Lights’ is celebrated by Hindus with prayers, family gatherings and festivities. Open houses are held where family and friends visit each other and enjoy delicious Indian traditional goodies. Expect to find plenty of “muruku”, a crispy Indian delicacy that is particularly popular during this festival. Below are some beautiful photos […]

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Hadaka Matsuri “Naked” Festival Photos

Hadaka Matsuri “Naked” Festival Photos

| August 31, 2009 | 7 Comments

Japan has a lot of weird celebration events. One of them is Hadaka Matsuri or well known as “The Naked” Festival. The Hadaka Matsuri is about purifying the soul, but most people remember it because of what the men wear: Fundoshi, or traditional Japanese laincloths. The event is particularly famous because there is one completely […]

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