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The Spoils of Tabaski on Shell island

USA | Mon, 11 Jul 2016 | By jcaro | Views [162]

In a fit of restless ambition we made our way from Dakar to a small fishing village in the south of Senegal. We arrived early in the morning and before finding a place to stay on the mainland of Joal we decided to take the stroll over the narrow wooden ... Read more >

Tags: africa, celebration, dakar, family, festival, goat, joal, joal-fadiouth, mutton, tabaski

Mexico - Day 2 - Learning to celebrate

MEXICO | Wed, 4 Mar 2015 | By rheamihir | Views [390]

We woke up on our second day in Mexico, prepped and ready to begin filming. On the agenda for that day – Herbolaria Beto Ramon. Beto Ramon was a man much revered in the state of San Luis Potosi. A traditional healer by practice, Ramon was known ... Read more >

Tags: culture, dance, day of the dead, festival, food, india, mexico, road trip, travel, xantolo

What's it really like at La Tomatina?

SPAIN | Tue, 11 Nov 2014 | By connectlocally | Views [3827]

The 1st truck drove through the 20,000 anticipating attendees and dumped its load of over-ripened tomatoes onto the streets. In bursts of elation the crowd surged towards the missiles and began throwing them at whichever hapless soul happened to fall ... Read more >

Tags: bunol, festival, gopro, la tomatina, spain

La Tomatina - Food For Thought?

SPAIN | Thu, 4 Sep 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [1093]

The crowd was getting restless. 20’000 people began surging back and forth, struggling to give themselves space to breathe in the record breaking heat wave that had struck Buñol. Unable to move freely, the atmosphere grew more intense as ... Read more >

Tags: europe, festival, la tomatina, spain

Hello, Bilbao!

SPAIN | Sun, 24 Aug 2014 | By rmckinley | Views [720]

It started out as a rainy miserable day. I had to catch an early train from Barcelona to Bilbao and thankfully it was only a ten-minute walk, as it was just starting to drizzle. With the clouds hanging like an impending doom over the train, I had trouble ... Read more >

Tags: aste nagusia, basque, bilbao, festival, rain, spain, train travel, travel

Loving the art festival

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By katja | Views [121]

The Grahamstown Art Festival is enchanting. The wind whips up my hair and throws it enthusiastically into my face, coaxing the dust into the air to hug us firmly with a thin coating.   I have worked here for a few days with the merchants -... Read more >

Tags: art festival, festival, grahamstown, travel job

Jazz Fest New Orleans

USA | Wed, 30 Apr 2014 | By lifeinthefoodlane | Views [414]

Jazz Fest New Orleans And Its Heritage of Food   At the 45th edition of Jazz Fest, the air resonates with brass bands, gospel songs, jazz tunes and blues riffs. It comes alive with the catching sound of Cajun accordions, the washboard-beat ... Read more >

Tags: festival, food, music

Deep Inside Rocinha: A Rio Favela Story

BRAZIL | Fri, 27 Sep 2013 | By connectlocally | Views [5122] | Video

Going to Rio de Janerio for many people means a non-stop party, and while I had a great time of getting amongst the infectious atmosphere of Carnaval, I wanted to discover the other side of Rio that laid up the mountain, inside the Rocinha favela. ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, beaches, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel

DAY TEN - THE LAPA STEPS

BRAZIL | Sat, 27 Jul 2013 | By humsafar | Views [1984] | Video

As winners of the 2012 Travel Film Scholarship , we went on a 10-day assignment to Rio de Janeiro to film the local culture and the Carnaval festivities. Check out what we got up to in Rio... Want to watch more of our Brazilian adventures? ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel, travel filmmaking

DAY SEVEN - BEACH, THE CARIOCA WAY

BRAZIL | Sat, 27 Jul 2013 | By humsafar | Views [1659] | Video

As winners of the 2012 Travel Film Scholarship , we went on a 10-day assignment to Rio de Janeiro to film the local culture and the Carnaval festivities. Check out what we got up to in Rio... Every beach in Rio has a different ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, beaches, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel

DAY FIVE - BOITATA BLOCO & BEACH PARTY

BRAZIL | Sat, 27 Jul 2013 | By humsafar | Views [2489] | Video

As winners of the 2012 Travel Film Scholarship , we went on a 10-day assignment to Rio de Janeiro to film the Carnaval festivities. Check out what we got up to in Rio... Today, we went to one of the most popular Bloco’s in Rio, Boitata.... Read more >

Tags: assignment, brazil, carnaval, festival, film, filmmaking, opportunities, rio, travel, travel filmmaking

Roskilde Music Festival

DENMARK | Tue, 9 Jul 2013 | By annacarlson | Views [318]

I arrived in Copenhagen and took trains to the town of Roskilde's station. From there I wasn't sure how to get to the festival, but I knew that there would be either signs, people to help, or in the worst case sineario, I could just follow the other ... Read more >

Tags: camping, denmark, festival, music, roskilde

Photos: My scholarship entry - Holi, it's more than just colour

INDIA | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By dangraetzer | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

While my life has been quite heavily focussed around a technical career, I have always had a strong creative side and a deep passion for photography. From shooting and developing B&W film on my old leather bound OM-2 to getting lost in the Himalayas with ... Read more >
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Tags: children, colour, festival, hindu, holi, india, spiritual, widows

Turkey Was Nuts

TURKEY | Tue, 18 Jun 2013 | By paul_meet_world | Views [230]

Immediately upon hitting the ground I was headed out with two new  friends I'd met on the plane. Two Aussies, one of whom was headed to a  festival in Izmir. He even offered to let me tag along as his  plus-one. So in short order, ... Read more >

Tags: bus, change of plans, festival, plane

Photos: Post Communistic Land

POLAND | Wed, 5 Jun 2013 | By polka | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Poland - country influenced both by Eastern and Western cultures. 20 years since the end of the Communism, it is now looking for its' new identity. Although the technological and cultural progress is quick, you can still feel something heavy in the air.... Read more >
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Tags: chess, cold, documentary, fair, festival, music, nuns, poland, post-communism, travel

International Cultures Festival in Yogyakarta State University

INDONESIA | Mon, 6 May 2013 | By akiranajmia | Views [283]

It was held ini April, 25th 2013. I went to that festival with my friends, Rindah and Ika. We enjoy the festival that followed by many countries in the world. Like France, Vietnam, Japan, Korea and so on. It helps us to know the culture in other countries.... Read more >

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Thrills and tomatoes

SPAIN | Sun, 14 Apr 2013 | By pudgeykitten | Views [155]

The alarm goes off at 5am, you grab the small bag you packed the night before and discard bed clothes for white t-shirts, its freezing at this hour but go jacketless anyway, a hoodie is just another thing to lose. This all sounds pretty strange, and ... Read more >

Tags: festival, spain, thrill seeking, tomato festival, valencia

A Different Canvas In Dinagsa Festival

PHILIPPINES | Thu, 4 Apr 2013 | By lastleaf | Views [331] | Comments [2]

The heat above my head has seeped into the center of my skull. And, I was like a child hiding behind my shoulder-tall friend as we were walking on the crowded street of Cadiz City in Negros Occidental, Philippines. Not because of the heat – no.... Read more >

Tags: festival, negros occidental, philippines

Russian Butter festival in snow covered Suzdal

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wed, 10 Oct 2012 | By treefrog | Views [1550]

My British friend Yve arrived in Moscow during February 2011 to join me for work in Russia!!! For her first official weekend here we went on an excursion to Suzdal for “ Maslenitsa” the Butter Festival. Suzdal is one of the oldest ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, festival, goose fight, janaline smalman, monastery, russia, snow, suzdal, travel

New Year Festivities in Lima

PERU | Wed, 4 Jan 2012 | By sally-annephillips | Views [5309] | Comments [1] | Video

New Year’s Eve In Lima New Year’s Eve in Lima is all about yellow. Yellow leis, hats, 2012 glasses, undies, t-shirts, are all available in shops and street stalls, all yellow, ready for New Year’s Eve. There is also a tradition of burning effigies ... Read more >

Tags: beach, customs, festival, lima, peru, south america, travel

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