Category Archives: Festivals

Giant wheel in Indian amusement park crashes in the middle of a ride

An accident on a revolving merry-go-round called the disco dancer in an Indian amusement park has left one person dead and at least seven injured. A camera caught the giant wheel abruptly toppling down from a height of 15 feet … Continue reading

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Toronto Festival of Clowns

In its 10th year, the festival brings some of the best clowning talent and physical theatre artists in North America. These performers go way beyond the circus act.  Jun 10 to Jun 14, Factory Theatre Check out the Toronto Festival … Continue reading

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Thousands attend Sydney Mardi Gras 2013

Thousands of revellers gather in Sydney, Australia.

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Carnival in Rio

Shasta Darlington takes a look at the parties for Carnaval in Rio  

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Lucerne Carnival in Switzerland

Lucerne is staging the annual ugly masks carnival in Switzerland. Video via – BBC

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Carnival celebrations from Brazil

The parades and street parties have a sombre tinge coming after a nightclub fire that killed 238 people. Full story via – BBC  

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Carnival time in Venice

Tradition dictates that a women in carnival attire descends from the bell tower of St Mark’s Basilica.

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