Nila International Folklore Film Festival of India

NIFFFI is an annual festival that showcases films based on or emerging from indigenous cultures and folklore from around the world. The 2nd edition of the Nila International Folklore Film Festival of India (NIFFFI) will take place on October 29...

The festival of harvest: Onam

Onam is a major harvest festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala. The 10-day Onam festival marks the onset of the first month according to the Malayalam calendar called Chingam and generally occurs in the months of August or...

Gai Jatra, a festival of grief and laughter

Nepal, a small landlocked country situated between two giant countries, China and India, is a multilingual, multi-cultural and multi-ethnical country. It observes innumerable feasts and festivals throughout the year. These festivals are adhered to different ethnical groups of the country....

Qalishuyan Heritage

The Qalishuyan is the 1,000-year-old ritual of Mashhad Ardehal is the only religious ceremony in Persia that history is according to the solar-agricultural calendar. This ritual is known as "Qali (Carpet) Friday". This is a symbolic ritual of martyrdom, the...

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