These gorgeous colourful costumes are one of the great features of the annual street festival.
He won’t do that again any time soon…
Showers of wine have been poured in Pamplona, Northern Spain, as thousands of people in red scarfs came to city plaza to celebrate the opening of the San Fermin festival. This celebration is famous for its fireworks shows, parties, parades and the running of the bulls, when hundreds of people run in front of six bulls down the narrow streets.
Recent set of pictures of lovers of "dark" music from Wave-Gotik-Treffen Festival 2011.
The Afrika Burn festival is a great event that is held annyally in the Karoo. This semi-desert area gathers together thousands of people who express themselves in the most creative ways. Some couples like to marry during this festival. People also create massive art pieces that are burned to the ground on the final night of Afrika Burn.
Each year in Valencia, Spain the citizens put on a five-day celebration of Saint Joseph that culminates with the burning of the fallas or ninots (puppets). These puppets are constructed throughout the year and then destroyed in a fiery blaze, making for compelling images. Parades worldwide should take their cue from this festival.
Last year we published pictures from the Burning Man Festival 2009, this time we propose you to take a look at a big selection of the best shots from this festival through out the years.
For those who don’t know what this festival is about: do you remember Malcolm in the middle? It the episode when they try to sneak out with Reese to the festival in the desert, which turns into a family vacation when Hal and Lois get in on it. Well, they were heading to this same festival of crazy self-expression :)
These photos are of the world’s biggest tomato fight taking place in Bunol, Spain. The fight is among about 40,000 tourists and uses 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The fight is part of an annual festival that has taken place for the past 60 years.
See pictures of last year’s edition here: