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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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The Traditions We Don’t Need Anymore

Picture Credit There are many cultural traditions in society that we happily follow without giving a second thought. But are we really right to follow them blindly? After all, many of these traditions have been around for hundreds of years, if not...

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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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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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Japanese Tea Ceremonies: Hatsugama

Without a doubt, tea is one of the most consumed drinks on the planet. Whether you like it hot or cold, with milk or without, drink it for pleasure or medicinal purposes, it certainly plays a major role in many cultures. For those of us bracing...

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Amazing New Year Traditions!

Another year has begun! Around the world, those of us who have stepped over into a new calendar year this January 1st have undoubtedly celebrated in our own ways, be it with family, friends or as part of a peaceful night alone. Despite being nothing...

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