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  • Gobha King (Gobha Kingdom that includes parts of three districts of present Assam- Morigaon, Nagaon and Kamrup) Deep Singh arrived at Jonbeel Mela. Jonbeel Mela is a rare festival where both the tribal and non-tribal people of Assam and Meghalaya practice a barter system for exchanging agricultural products in a festive manner at the end of the Magh Bihu period (Makara Sankranti).

  • A shepherd boy guarding his flock against deadly predators while they are carelessly browsing.

  • Eladio Nodalo, a 80 yrs. old farmer passing in a lava flow pathway inside the 6 kilometres danger zone while brought his farm products in Brgy. Anuling, Camalig, Albay province of Bicol on January 17, 2018. The Mt. Mayon is covered by the smoke from lava flow and clouds. The Farmer's regular visited their farm area and belongings every morning. Mt. Mayon are still in Alert number 3 declared by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

  • Inauguration ceremony of 7th the Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival (KICFF) at Nandan.

  • One of the iconic folk festival of West Bengal is Tusu, which is mostly celebrated in the Purulia district on the day of Makar Sankranti

  • Renato Curcio, former Brigate Rosse's founder, during the presentation of his latest book.

  • Presidents bodyguard practice during beating retreat rehearsals at Rajpath.

  • Snapshot of North East Indian arts and Crafts during ‘’Shilpgram Mahotsav 2018’’ organized by The North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) at Silpgram to showcase the cultural heritage of the Northeast India.

  • Pakistani people keenly takes interest in a handicraft during an exhibition organized by Mehmil at Studio-O. An interesting initiative by Mehmil.

  • Natalie Joe Johnson performs at Joes Pub Low Hanging Naturals with Brian Nash, Jeremy Yaddaw, Joel Waggoner, Dylan Shanat

  • Nicole Mitchell artist-in-residence presents Maroon Cloud during 2018 New York Winter Jazz Festival at Le Poisson Rouge.

  • People from Tamang community performs on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar festival celebration in Kathmandu, marking the end of bird year and the beginning of dog year. Sonam Lhosar is observed as the lunar new year by the Tamang community, an ethnic indigenous group living in Nepal.

  • Making of Saraswati idols of Hindu Goddess Saraswati for upcoming Saraswati Puja.

  • One of the biggest attractions of the Kalibo Sto. Nino Ati-atihan festival is the “Higante” contest and Aklan Festivals parade. Featuring giant figures of legend or folklore, spirited street dancing complete with colourful props, music and choreography. Visitors and tourists can take a glimpse of Aklan festivals in their unique and contemporary rendition of paying homage to God for His rich blessings.

  • Celebration of Saint Anthony of Abbot day patron Saint of the animals, traditional bonfire and blessing of animals.

  • Assam celebrated Silpi Divas across the state to commemorate the death anniversary of Jyotiprasad Agarwala. Snapshot of state level competitions and cultural program during Silpi Divas 2018 celebrated at Jyoti Chitraban Film and Television Institute.

  • Nicole Mitchell presents Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds during special event at 2018 New York Winter Jazz Festival.

  • On the eve of Saint Anthony's Day, dozens ride their horses through the narrow cobblestone streets of the small village of San Bartolome de Pinares, central Spain, during the "Luminarias," a tradition that dates back 500 years. It is meant to purify and protect the animals, with the smoke of the bonfires, for the year to come

  • Theo "Croker Big Brother " band perform at The Bitter End during 2018 New York Winter Jazz Festival

  • Jammu and Kashmir paramilitary soldiers, NCC , students, Jammu and Kashmir police march during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade.

  • Presentation at the Macro in Rome of the exhibition The Pink Floyd Exhibition - Their mortal remains in the presence of Nick Mason and Roger Waters, the mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi, the Deputy Mayor of Rome Luca Bergamo and the Special Commissioner of the Palaexpo Innocenzo Cipolletta

  • Kashmiri fisherman casts their nets to catch fishes at famous Lidder Nallah at Akura Matten area of south Kashmir, Anantnag district 50 kilometers from summer capital of Indian controlled Kashmir.

  • Kashmiri woman weaving Wagu ( Kashmiri traditional grass mat) in outskirts of Srinagar. Wagu in Kashmiri Valley have almost lost their market to more modern floorings leaving a specific chunk of population jobless.

  • Tribal women specially Kurmi tribes celebrates Tusu festival or crop harvesting festival at different parts of Purulia district along with other parts of Tribal area of Chota Nagpur plateau The festival along with fairs starts at Makar Sankranti and last for a week as per different regions.

  • Nepalese Hindu devotees take holy bath in the Bagmati river on the bank of Pashupatinath Temple during Madhav Narayan Mela in Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepalese Hindu women observe a fast and pray to Goddess Swasthani and God Madhav Narayan for longevity of their husbands and prosperity of their family during the month-long mela. They walk bare foot for the whole duration of this worshipping period.

  • Nepalese girls from Tharu community in their traditional attire celebrate the Maghe Sankranti Festival.

  • The pop that contaminates the classic, in a curious hybridization between Japanese and Italian culture. Until January 23rd, those walking through the Galleria Alberto Sordidi Roma can immerse themselves in the colorful and playful Japanese micro pop art by Tomoko Nagao. Strong piece of the exhibition just opened are two sculptures entitled Salome. In the eyes of visitors there is a girl's butted head, resting on a plate: an iconography revisited, compared to the tradition that on the silver plate the head of the Baptist wants. Salomé is not a executioner but a victim of stronger powers, and he becomes an emblem of a femininity that wants to redeem himself from his condition while remaining subjugated. An exhibition that is also distinguished…

  • A procession San Mauro relics in Casoria during the feast of the patron saint.

  • A mural to remember Emanuela Orlandi and Mirella Gregori, girls who disappeared in 1983, was made in Rome in Corviale by street artist Antonino Perrotta and the Pat, the anonymous painters of Trullo, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Emanuela Orlandi, girl mysteriously disappeared on 22 June 1983

  • Pakistani people and Students taking interest during Children Literature Festival (CLF) 2018 at historical Lahore Fort sites of Walled City in Lahore on January 13,2018. Festival based on the theme of `Celebrating Peace, Heritage, and 70 Years of Pakistan' and seeks to highlight Pakistan's cultural treasure trove. The festival was being organized by the CLF in collaboration with WCLA. Revealing details of the ground breaking collaboration between the CLF and WCLA, Baela Jamil, Founder CLF, tributed Lahore saying that it enjoys rich heritage and culture spreading over centuries"We want to weave this historical narrative into the threads of CLF".

  • The Sacra di San Michele, sometimes known as Saint Michael's Abbey, is a religious complex on Mount Pirchiriano, situated on the south side of the Val di Susa overlooking the towns of Avigliana and Chiusa di San Michele, in the Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. The abbey, which for much of its history came under Benedictine rule, is now entrusted to the Rosminians. A special regional law acknowledges it as the "Symbolic monument of the Piedmont region".The book "The Name of the Rose" was inspired by this monumental abbey.

  • The "Biagio Antonacci Tour 2017-2018" stops at the PalaSele in Eboli (Sa) for a two sold out date. The internationally renowned singer recently launched the new album "Dediche e Manie". (Italy, Palasele di Eboli, 13 January 2018)

  • Pakistani students Artists perform during stag play “Hua Kuch Yoon” promises to be a symbolic love story It is set against an Indo-Pak background in Lahore on January 13,2018. HUA KUCH YOON’ IS A LOVE STORY BASED ON PRE-PARTITION ERA by KopyKats Productions at Alhamra Arts Council. Hua Kuch Yoon is a fictitious account of two love stories, present day and past, depicting the trials and tribulations of lovers caught up in the revolutionary web, between Pakistan and India. With a humorous angle, it looks at how the lives of people can sometimes be effected by two warring countries. Mishal and Yasin find themselves dead but alive, after a fatal accident, in a strange place where all is possible, barring a few things. After discovering that they…

  • Indian Hindu pilgrims wait for a bus on the way to Gangasagar on January 13, 2018, in Kolkata, India. Hindu pilgrims form all over the country started to gather in Kolkata on their way to an annual trip to Sagardeep on Sagar Island for the one-day festival of ''Makar Sankranti.

  • At the Teatro Augusteo in Naples, a great Neapolitan actor comedian, Lello Arena is on stage with the show "Parenti Serpenti".

  • A stage at the "Teatro Augusteo" of Naples, during the theatrical performance of the comedy "Parenti Serpenti"

  • Toni Servillo, famous Italian actor at the presentation of his new book "Il Teatro di Toni Servillo at the Biblioteca Nazione di Napoli in Palazzo Reale

  • Cultural and religious sights in Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, including the recently opened Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Wahat al Karama memorial to UAE soldiers killed on duty.

  • Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda is observed as Swami Vivekananda Jayanti every year. Since 1985, the day is also celebrated as National Youth Day.

  • Inauguration of "Combo", lastest educational project by Fondazione Agnelli. Combo is a high tecnology robotic laboratory. The project is presented by Jonh Elkan, vice president of Fondazione Agnelli.

  • Vendor displays fish for sale in a special fish market near the bank of river Brahmaputra on the eve of ''Bhogali Bhihu'', a festival marking the end of the winter harvest season.

  • In Napoli at the Biblioteca Nazionale the book "Il Teatro di Toni Servillo" was presented. Toni Servillo, known to the general public thanks to appreciated cinematographic roles, from the very beginning alternates the cinema with an interesting and original theatrical path, which Anna Barsotti, author of the book, carefully analyzes in the book of the title, published by Titivillus.

  • Breaking Ice: The Battle of the Carmens during Prototype festival at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park.

  • Hindu holy men and women form all over the country started to gather in Kolkata on their way to an annual trip to Sagardeep on Sagar Island for the one-day festival of ''Makar Sankranti.

  • Toni Servillo during the presentation of the book "Il Teatro di Toni Servillo".

  • West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi confers D.Litt degree to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the Calcutta University Annual Convocation.

  • Assamese women busy making grain rice flour (Pithaguri) in Traditional wooden instrument to prepare Assamese cake ( Bora Pitha) ahead of Bhogali Bihu to mark the end of winter harvesting festival.

  • BASURA GARDEN: The name of this place is derived from the owner’s collection of artifacts, antiques, including recyclable garbage materials from the native Baleten-on folks. Among those that were transformed into works of arts the observer would gape at is a broken shoe that was subsequently turned into a beautiful flower vase, an ordinary stone framed to portray realities which many oftentimes ignore. The artworks are setup inside the private garden purposely to create a haven of inspiration for the owner’s family, to evoke their innate creative nature or talent. Hence, friends and guests who enter the place likewise get inspiration, announcing to the outside world there is a small haven of art that exists in this town of Balete, for all to…

  • An attractive significant view of the scattered clouds hovering on the sky from historical Minar-e-Pakistan during bright sunny day pleasant weather in the Provincial Capital Lahore on January 10, 2018. Weather Lahore is cool and dry, temperature weather of Lahore is too much good today.

  • Bathing rituals are important in all religions but they have special role in Hinduism where besides personal cleansing they are also associated with cleansing the soul of sins committed. Maha Kumbh held once every twelfth year and Kumbh Mela held every four years at alternate locations of India are biggest congregations of mankind. Next position with a million people attending it goes to Ganga Sagar Snan. It is held annually at Sagar Island in South 24 Pargana District of West Bengal and, 140 km from Kolkata. Before starting for Ganga Sagar, people stop over at this Transit camp situated near Outram Ghat in Kolkata . They come here every day, starting 4-5 days ahead of Makar Sankranti, where they stay for 1-2 days before heading towards Sagar…