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Photos: The ‘giants’ of the Philippines

The "Higantes" Festival is held annually in Angono town in the Philippines, where hundreds of giant papier-mâché puppets are paraded

Theater project aims to ease isolation of Japan’s social recluses

Through an experimental theater project, artists are hoping to offer hikikomori a chance to express themselves and regain self-confidence

Franciscan brother’s paintings featured in art exhibit on ‘everyday heroes’

Each piece represents an artist’s personal hero who is admired for his or her strength, outstanding achievements, and noble qualities

Spotlight: Expressing faith through art when ‘God plays with colors’

In a place of magic and history, a Catholic artist displays her art among laughter, wine and faith

Close encounters with Philippines’ latest National Artists

The Order of National Artist is the highest recognition conferred upon those who have made distinct contributions to arts and culture

Cebu City honors Catholic priest for music, literary achievements

Aside from being a prolific literary writer under the pseudonym Renato Madrid, he is also a composer, pianist, and icon of liturgical music

Beyond show-and-tell: making art sustainable

Creative education and awareness-raising are important to address climate change and environmental issues

Strasbourg cathedral loses famed ‘green ray,’ to fans’ chagrin

The stained glass at a cathedral in eastern France will no longer produce a distinctive green ray seen just twice a year, on the...

‘Woven air’: Bangladesh revives elite forgotten fabric

The textile once brought magnificent riches to the lands where it was spun

Southern Thai dance form ‘nora’ gets UNESCO heritage status

The dramatic art form has roots in India, and has been practiced in Thailand's Muslim-majority provinces

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