Spectacular fireworks to mark Chinese 60th anniversary
Celebrations of World Science Day 2010 by UNESCO Cairo Office
Long-sustained cultural traditions in the Balkans risk being diluted as barriers fall.
The Moscow International Film Festival came to a close staying true to its distinctly French flavour.
Thousands turn out for the 30th Annual Sikh Parade in Yuba Cuty, northern California.
China continued to celebrate 60 years of communist rule with a gala and fireworks display in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Thursday night.
Yulia Obraztsova, 25, took the crown at the Miss Moscow 2009 beauty pageant on July 15, beating fellow contestants who included school and university ... more
300th anniversary of Russian/Ukrainian battle amid fresh animosity.
Thrill-seekers sprinted through the northern Spanish city of Pamplona in a swift and relatively clean start to the traditional running of the bulls.
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important festivals in China. According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the 15th day of the 8th month is the... more
In Bunol, Spain residents and tourists pelt each other with more than 200 000 pounds of tomatoes in the annual Tomatina festival.
A more than 27-meter tower with candles is carried through an Italian village to honour St. Rose, who died more than 759 years ago.
The 5th day of the 5th lunar month is the Duanwu Festival, or the Dragon Boat Festival, which is celebrated everywhere in China. The festival dates ba... more
China celebrates its Autumn Lunar festival with specially designed lanterns and delicious moon cakes.
Overshadowed for millenia by their famous pharaonic husbands, the queens of Egypt have now been given a share of the limelight with a new exhibition in Monaco.
Residents in El Salvador take part in an annual festival in which they throw fireballs at each other.
The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West.
Hundreds of clowns marched onto the streets and parks of Mexico City as it opened its 13th International Clown Convention.
Tattoo enthusiasts gather in Manila to showcase their artwork.
Thousands of kite lovers gather in eastern China's "kite capital" to celebrate the largest international kite festival.
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