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15 dead in Myanmar pagoda drowning

Local officials said some died when they tried to cross the poorly marked causeway, which is only around four meters wide

Myanmar devotees climb ‘500 Duck Mountain’ for full-moon festival

The full-moon that marks the end of the rainy season is celebrated across Myanmar in explosions of color, with fireworks, and lanterns

Toxic smog chokes Indian capital during Diwali celebrations

People across the sprawling city woke to find themselves enveloped in a grey-yellow blanket of haze

Changes to traditional celebration of Peñafrancia festival remain due to pandemic

This will be the second year that the celebration will be held without the traditional religious activities due to the pandemic

Forego ‘fiestas,’ religious gatherings to avoid spread of COVID, Filipino Catholics...

A 'fiesta' is commonly about the celebration of a city's or a village's patron saint, or of harvest especially during the month of May

Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees take holy plunge in Ganges

Hindu ascetics known as Naga sadhus, many naked apart from a coating of ash and carrying swords, led the bathers at the Kumbh Mela

Kalibo diocese to push through with Ati-Atihan festival in January

The Ati-Atihan, a celebration held every third Sunday of January, is highlighted by dances and merrymaking in honor of the Santo Niño

No ‘traslacion,’ fluvial procession in this year’s Peñafrancia feast

There will be no “traslacion,” the religious procession attended by millions of devotees, and no fluvial procession during this year’s celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia in Naga City.

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