Entries in celebrations (6)

Monday
Dec292014

New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world

Despite a variety of calendars used around the world, the Georgian calendar remains the international standard, and every country celebrates on New Year’s Eve… and most regret it on New Year’s Day. But where do people really go all out to celebrate one more rotation around our sun?

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Monday
Dec302013

Different ways of celebrating new years

Most of us on New Years Eve spend our time with close friends and family; we have a few drinks and enjoy a sing-along to 'Auld Lang Syne' as the chime of midnight is struck. However, in other parts of the world there are some small fascinating traditions, which make New Years a unique celebration. 

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Wednesday
Dec212011

Weird and Wonderful Christmas Traditions Around the World

This week Into the Wild, we're getting ourselves into the Christmas spirit. This time of year is all about tradition. We saw yesterday in our festive special 'Hox Pops' that for some, these traditions can be a little on the strange side. So we thought we'd take a little look at some of the other weird ways that people around the world celebrate Christmas.

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Friday
Nov042011

CELEBRATIONS AROUND THE WORLD – SEMANA SANTA

Continuing our theme of celebrations from around the world, today we look at the fascinating traditions that occur in the week leading up to Easter. Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is commemorated by Christians globally, but the celebrations in Latin America and Spain assume a special vibrancy.

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Wednesday
Nov022011

5 Weird and Wonderful Celebrations from around the World

A look at some of the strangest festivals and celebrations from around the world, including the running of the bulls in Spain, and night of the radishes in Mexico.

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Monday
Oct312011

Celebrations Around the World: Halloween

Ever wondered how they celebrate Halloween in Mexico? Or where this strange tradition came from? Find out here.

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