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Lio Krathong-The Latern Festival・Bangkok, Thailand

Lio Krathong-The Latern Festival・Bangkok, Thailand

Along the riverbank, music, dancing and more last until the late hours of the night, creating memories that will undoubtedly last a lifetime.

November 9, 2011


Montreal Jazz Festival

Montreal Jazz Festival

“nothing bonds two strangers more than music.”-aiyana appling


Holi: The Festival of Colours

Holi: The Festival of Colours

Festival of Colour India March 8-9, 2012 The celebration of Holi is more commonly known as the “Festival of Colors”, and rightfully so. This elaborate celebration begins with public bonfires and includes festivities that feature the throwing and wearing of brightly colored liquids and powders. There are also various flavorful sweets and intoxicating drinks. On [...]


Las Fallas: The Festival of Fire

Las Fallas: The Festival of Fire

Literally meaning “the fires” in Valencian, massive dolls or “ninots” constructed from cardboard, wood, paper-machè and plaster statue are created extremely lifelike; usually depicting bawdy, satirical scenes and current events.


Mochitsuki Festival もちつき祭り

Mochitsuki Festival もちつき祭り

One of the most important fall harvest in Japan is rice. From a short grain, a traditional food called Mochi (餅) is made pounded then  molded into bite sized mounds to be added to soups, toasted in ovens or covered with Japanese traditional foods; such as anko and natto. The mochi festival has been tagged [...]


Jozenji Street Jazz Festival

Jozenji Street Jazz Festival

Lurk down dark alleys and loiter in building breezeways. Saunter down the street lined with Zelkova tree and when you need a break, enjoy a crepe as the Big Band goes center stage at the park.


東北の秋の祭り Autumn Festivals in TOHOKU JAPAN

東北の秋の祭り    Autumn Festivals in TOHOKU JAPAN

日本の秋 Autumn in TOHOKU JAPAN
Autumn is a wonderful time to celebrate Nature’s bountiful beauty and feast in Her harvests.
Enjoy the refreshing air of autumn.


Go Gombage & Turn Over a New Leaf this \ˈȯ-təm\

Go Gombage & Turn Over a New Leaf this \ˈȯ-təm\

Experience autompne in Japan.


Snow Festival 雪祭り

Snow Festival 雪祭り

62回雪祭り(札幌北海度) Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan La festival de Nieva The Snow Festival is one of Japan’s most famous and most attended festivals; drawing participants from all over the world not only as on-lookers, but also as contestants for various ice and snow sculptor competitions. This year, there were artists from as far away as Finland and [...]


Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

Budding blossoms of the sakura tree are a kind of authentication that Spring has officially arrived.  And spring in Japan just isn’t complete without O-hanami. O-hanami (お花見) in a literal translation means: “watching the flower”. People organize  group outings and enjoy the tranquil、yet, intoxicating beauty of delicate white, powdered pink and velvety magenta cherry blossoms. [...]