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Kukeri: Dancing away the Devil 

Every winter, for thousands of years, the Kukeri dancers of Bulgaria perform a vibrant spectacle to battle against the darkness. The tradition has been ingrained into the country’s culture for generations – so far back that no one knows where...

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Celebrating New Year with a bang! 

Last month, we looked at some of the wide and varying Christmas traditions from around the world. To continue the theme, Endeavour now turns to New Year, and we’ve realised just how many countries celebrate this moment by making as much noise as...

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Winter customs around the world 

In many cultures, the coldest season is typically a time of celebration, with traditions varying from one country to the next. These celebrations are designed to light up the dark, provide something to look forward to and boost moral in the trying...

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Don’t be upset – it’s Holi!

Bonfires crackle, water balloons catapult from strategic hiding places and coloured powders tie-dye the world. It’s time for Holi! Despite its aesthetic recently being adopted by the Western festival scenes as a ‘trendy way to paint your...

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Mardi Gras: Everybody Loves a Carnival!

All around the world, February is truly the month of the carnival. From the colourful Italian stylings of the Carnevale di Venezia (Carnival of Venice), the monster parades visible in Germany during the Kölner Karneval (Cologne Carnival), and the...

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