On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
Photographer Ben McNutt captured the annual Herndon Climb at the United States Naval Academy.
Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being a bigot.
At the Surva festival, Bulgarians don bear, demon and priest costumes to welcome spring and ward off the evil spirits of winter.
I learnt what it takes to be a shomrim – someone who keeps dead people company in the days before their funeral.
Ahead of the New Zealand episode of NEEDLES & PINS, we spoke with Moko Smith about reclaiming the art form for today.
The first person to achieve that is crowned Goose King for a year.
People in Romania aren't buying and killing their own pigs any more, a fact the merchants at the Brănești pig fair can't escape.
Last week, hundreds of men and women dove into freezing Serbian waters to snatch a wooden cross.
Every year on the 16th of January, the horses in a small village near Madrid run through bonfires to ward off evil for the coming year.
While their breeders drink wine and eat cheese, the cattle battle one another for the title of queen of the herd.