Kyrgyz Traditional Wedding Customs and Rituals

As in other societies, the family may be the smallest social unit but holds the highest priority in Kyrgyz culture, so the making of a family is very important in Kyrgyzstan. This is why in Kyrgyz society wedding ceremony is...

Auckland Lantern Festival

This February marks the twentieth anniversary of the much-loved Auckland Lantern Festival, New Zealand’s largest cultural festival. Taking place over four days, from 14 to 17 February, over eight hundred handmade lanterns will shine their light in and around the...

The Dreaming Culture of the Mandaya

In the Philippines, the Mandaya indigenous group is known for their gaudy and vibrant culture that has been preserved from successive generations and has withstood the colonizations that the country surpassed. The Mandaya people live in Mindanao, the second largest...

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