Festival

Photo

An Inside Look at Lathmar, the Holi Festival Where Men Are Beaten up by Women

Every year, thousands gather in the small town of Barsana in India to witness the ancient tradition of men singing provocative songs, and women, in turn, thrashing them.
Aurobindo Sengupta
3.20.19
Drugs

The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia

In the 90s they were the pinga of choice. By the early 2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
Sam Nichols
3.5.19
Drugs

We Asked Drug Dealers How They've Been Affected by Festival Deaths

"I'm definitely seeing more caution and questions being asked. Buyers now want to see the product beforehand and know how other people have reacted."
Sam Nichols
2.18.19
Film

Inside the Making of the New Fyre Festival Documentary

"The thing that the founder, Billy, wanted more than anything – in my opinion – was to be in the middle of it all. He wanted to be The Guy."
Niloufar Haidari
1.17.19
NETFLIX

Netflix Has Dropped the Trailer for VICE's New Fyre Festival Documentary

The film lifts the lid on one of the greatest dumpster fires of the modern age.
Gavin Butler
1.11.19
porn

I Took a Porn Virgin to an Adult Film Festival

My friend Kira has gone 18 years without ever watching porn. I figured it was time to pop her cherry.
Rebecca Baden
12.12.18
Drugs

The Bizarre Story Behind a Coke Dealer's On-Camera Confession

We talked to the Bunk Police about why they released the video, which shows the dealer crying.
Allison Tierney
7.12.18
Internet

People Can’t Stop Taking Photos of Their Glittery Butts

To find out who started the #glitterbooty trend on Instagram, we called up some “glitter artists.”
Allison Tierney
5.19.18
Australia Today

ACT Police Won't 'Actively Target' Pill Testers at Groovin the Moo

No, they won't be standing out front testing tent with sniffer dogs.
Maddison Connaughton
4.27.18
Photography

Just Some Great Photos of a Pagan Festival Where People Dress Up as Demons with Pigtails

At the Surva festival, Bulgarians don bear, demon and priest costumes to welcome spring and ward off the evil spirits of winter.
VICE Staff
2.11.18
Travel

The Pagan Horror of Hungary’s Buso Festival

It's like Halloween, but everyone's wearing hessian sacks and drunk on moonshine.
Mahmood Fazal
10.20.17
Nightlife Isn't Dead

This Guy Tried to Sneak Pills into a Festival by Slathering Them in Vegemite and Cling-Wrapping Them to His Penis

Do it for the yeast culture.
Angus Harrison
9.26.17
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