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Japanese Emperor crowned in elaborate ceremony

In ancient throne ritual, Japanese emperor vows to fulfil duty.

22 Oct 2019 6:30 PM

Belgian fishing village maintains fishing tradition for 600 years

In Belgium, horses pull shrimp nets in tradition unchanged since 15th century.

31 Jul 2019 11:02 AM

Greeks oldest carnival celebrated joyously with colourful masks

The village of Sochos wear goat and lamb hides with bells around their waists and masks.

18 Mar 2019 6:37 PM

India's singing village, where everyone has their melody

Kongthong has long been cut off from the rest of the world.

18 Sep 2018 12:39 PM

Mostar's youngest diver honors centuries of tradition

Debutant Emil Petrovic is the youngest participant in this year’s contest

31 Jul 2018 2:23 PM


Bathing naked with strangers? Welcome to the Japanese onsen

You can reassure yourself that you're experiencing authentic culture at the same time.

04 Jun 2018 6:35 PM

Zangbeto: Voodoo saviour of Benin's mangroves

The nightwatchman drifts along the shoreline in torrential rain to the rhythm of traditional chanting.

27 May 2018 5:08 PM

Old Easter tradition on the Greek island of Corfu is a smash

There are also Biblical references to the smashing of clay pottery, symbolizing the divine striking down enemies.

13 Apr 2018 10:50 AM

5 things to remember before choosing a gift for your Valentine

A perfect Valentine’s Day gift does not only mean something which is expensive and looks good.

08 Feb 2018 1:36 PM

Menstrual exile of Nepal woman sees her dying in freezing conditions

21-year-old was thrown out because of tradition in which women are exiled during menstruation for being impure or harbingers of bad luck.

13 Jan 2018 11:15 AM


Children in Portugese town encouraged to smoke as part of shocking Epiphany tradition

The two-day celebrations include dancing around bonfires, a piper playing music and an elected “king”.

08 Jan 2018 8:33 PM

Celebrate Hanukkah with these traditional foods

Find out what the festive foods are during the Jewish celebration.

12 Dec 2017 3:30 PM

Belarus: Villagers prefer hard work to city smoke

People here still harvest crops according to the season and ancient folk traditions.

21 Nov 2017 7:36 PM

Manipur painter promotes indigenous culture through art

Themreichan Kasom has received much recognition and love from the art collectors from across the globe.

08 Nov 2017 6:50 PM

Poles revive ancient tradition of timber floating

Back in the day the raftsmen put a whole lot at the mercy of the river.

30 Jul 2017 10:50 AM


Turkish oil wrestlers grapple to win 600-year-old title

A record number of wrestlers are taking part in the annual Kirkpinar tournament this year.

16 Jul 2017 6:44 PM

Sun-gazers in Tamil Nadu preserve century-old tradition

The observatory, run by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, has a key role in providing a continuous stream of data on the sun.

23 Feb 2017 2:06 PM