Explore Iranian Art, Stars In The Sky, and more!

Explore related topics

The festival of Tiragân is observed on July 1st, and it is primarily a rain festival and it is one of the three most widely celebrated feasts (along with Mehregan and Norooz) amongst Iranian peoples.  Tir in modern Persian,; Tishtar in Middle Persian or Pahlavi; and Avestan Tishtrya, is the Yazad presiding over the Star Sirius, brightest star in the sky, and of rain, and thus Tir Yazad especially invoked to enhance harvest and counter drought (Av. Apousha).

Arash Kamangir - The Heroic Archer of Iranian Legend آرش کمانگیر

July - Dunmow Flitch July 2012

Explore the curious world of calendar customs - images copyright Pixyled Publications

Bildergebnis für westman island

Westman Islands Festival (Þjóðhátíð) 2018 in Vestmannaeyjabær, Iceland

Seven Sisters Festival - August 2017 - Informally known as ‘Chinese Valentine’s Day’ (along with the Spring Lantern Festival) the Seven Sisters Festival has its origins in the two stars Altair and Vega. Chinese legend tells that these shining beauties are actually two lovers — a mortal cowherd and a goddess weaver — who have been cruelly separated on either side of the Milky Way.

Seven Sisters Festival - August 2017 - Informally known as ‘Chinese Valentine’s Day’ (along with the Spring Lantern Festival) the Seven Sisters Festival has its origins in the two stars Altair and Vega. Chinese legend tells that these shining beauties are actually two lovers — a mortal cowherd and a goddess weaver — who have been cruelly separated on either side of the Milky Way.

Giraffes on the Wilhelminabridge. Deventer on stilts festival 2012.

Giraffes on the Wilhelminabridge. Deventer on stilts festival

The lake Turkana Festival takes place annually in Loiyangalani, a small town located on the south-eastern coast of Lake Turkana. The name means “a place of many trees” in the native Samburu tongue and is home to the El Molo, an almost extinct community, amongst other communities. Its main industries include fishing, tourism and gold» Read More

The lake Turkana Festival takes place annually in Loiyangalani, a small town located on the south-eastern coast of Lake Turkana. The name means “a place of many trees” in the native Samburu tongue and is home to the El Molo, an almost extinct community, amongst other communities. Its main industries include fishing, tourism and gold» Read More

Japan - Onikoshi-Sozen-jinja Shrine  -  Dates: Second Saturday of June - Departing from a mountain village, 100 horses parade down to the town in a merry jingling of bells  Some 100 horses, fitted with brightly colored harnesses and lots of bells, parade along a distance of approximately 15 km from Takizawa City to Morioka City. 'Chagu Chagu' is an onomatopoeic expression for the bells sounding as the horses trot along.

Departing from a mountain village, 100 horses parade down to the town in a merry jingling of bells

Please pray for the people that live in Odisha India for the cyclone that has hit them. Dear brothers and sisters, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. October 13' 2013.     Aline.

Rath Yatra, Puri, Orissa, India - A holy event in a holy destination, Rath Yatra may be the most people you ever see in one place

Pinterest
Search