Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Photos: 9th tambourine festival in Sanandaj

Tasnim | keyvan Firouzei:  – The 9th National Tambourine Playing Festival started in the western Iranian city of Sanandaj on Tuesday and will go on through Friday. Artists from Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and India will perform 304 pieces during the event.     Source Article from Related Posts Photos: Children fly kites in Sanandaj […]

Photos: People trading at livestock market ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Hamedan

Tasnim | Abdolrahman Rafati: This is a cattle market set up in Hamedan in the run up to Eid al-Adha. Every year thousands of animals are brought to this makeshift market to be sacrificed. Eid al-Adha, is also known as a festival of the sacrifice in honor of the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to […]

FBI: Media ‘WRONG’ on Garlic Festival Shooter’s White Supremacy Ideology

FBI officials have called media reports characterizing the Gilroy festival gunman’s ideology “wrong” after numerous outlets were quick to accuse the shooter of being a white supremacist. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, FBI special agent John Bennett said investigators still do not know what the ideology was of 19-year-old shooter Santino William Legan. “We’re looking at […]

Gilroy Garlic festival: Shooting leaves three dead, 15 wounded

A gunman has opened fire at a food festival in the US state of California, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others before being shot dead by police. Local police chief Scot Smithee said authorities were still looking for a second suspect following Sunday’s attack at Gilroy Garlic Festival, in northern […]

Detroit music festival tries to charge white people DOUBLE admission fees

(Natural News) The organizers of “AfroFuture Fest,” a black-centric music festival scheduled to take place on August 3rd in Detroit, Michigan, have decided not to follow through with a racist plan they hatched to charge white people twice as much admission as black people. After incurring an onslaught of backlash, the social […]

Palestinians call for boycott of German festival

Tamara Nassar Activism and BDS Beat 18 June 2019 American rapper Talib Kweli canceled from two German gigs over support for the BDS movement. (Steven Pisano / Flickr) Palestinians are calling for a boycott of the German festival that disinvited American rapper Talib Kweli because of his support for BDS – the boycott, divestment and sanctions […]

Thousands Sign Petition Calling for 5G Ban at Glastonbury Festival. No Scientific Evidence 5G is Safe.

June 15, 2019 By B.N. Frank In February, telecom industry representatives gave U.S. congressional testimony that they could provide no scientific evidence that 5G technology is safe.  Plenty of research has determined it’s not safe.  The World Health Organization (WHO) recently warned that increasing levels of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) could lead to increased health issues […]

Dragon Boat Festival kicks off in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, also known as “Tuen Ng,” kicked off in Hong Kong on Friday, drawing cheering crowds along the city’s waterways around Victoria Harbour. (Source: Ruptly) Source Article from Related Posts UK perplexed as EU kicks it out of cybersecurity meeting amid Huawei crackdown   Brexit is certainly going to have […]

Extinction Rebellion Calls On Edinburgh Science Festival To End Relationship With EDF Energy

While the festival this week announced it would cut ties with fossil fuel companies Exxon and Total, the energy supplier – which uses coal in its fuel mix – remains a headline sponsor Extinction Rebellion Scotland argues: “The Science Festival still has a long way to go in boycotting companies who profit from fossil fuels” […]

Sharing Black History One Story At A Time: Festival Reaches 27 Years

Sharing Black History One Story At A Time: Festival Reaches 27 Years Above Photo: From Minneapolis, MN – The Black Storytellers Alliance (BSA) finished its 27th year of showcasing Black master storytellers from around the United States with a weekend of free events for the “Signifyin’ & Testifyin’” festival in late 2018. Vusumuzi Zulu, the director […]

Photos: Daffodil festival underway in Iran’s Behbahan

ILNA | Seyed Khalil Moosavi: The city of Behbahan in the east of Iran’s Khuzestan Province is known for its ancient Daffodil gardens in Iran. The daffodil garden of Behbahan, which is one of the main tourist attractions of the city during winter, has already occupied about 700 hectares. Every year, the festival of Daffodil […]

The High Festival of the Solstice: Astrology Forecast December 16–23, 2018

December 16th, 2018 By Lorna Bevan Guest writer for Wake Up World It is quite rare that a Full Moon festival coincides with one of the four cardinal points of the equinoxes and solstices – as does this 2018 Capricorn solar festival. The potencies of both these cycles are brought together. The Full Moon period of five […]

Trump’s policies impact DC Palestinian film festival as Syrian-Palestinian director denied visa

The DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival recently wrapped up its eighth year of showcasing Palestinian filmmakers and artists, with over 570 tickets sold – including all-event passes – to film screenings, embroidery and painting workshops, a pop up store, and the Kennedy Center for a comedy show. The festival, largely led by women, held […]

Fyre Festival fraudster sentenced to six years in federal prison

Prosecutors said that the music festival, which was to have taken place in 2017, was the product of an elaborate scheme. The festival’s website identified its location as Fyre Cay, a fictional place that was described as a private island that had once belonged to the drug lord Pablo Escobar. Actually, Mr. McFarland […]

Damascus Trade Fair and Festival of the Cross Mark the Return of Peace to Syria

DAMASCUS and MAALOULA, SYRIA — (Report) In April 2018 I returned to Syria, visiting recently-liberated areas in eastern Ghouta and also travelling to the southern village of Hadar — which at the time was under continual bombardment by terrorists just to the south, with the assistance of Israel and its observation towers over the region. […]

Mondoweiss: Synagogues celebrate Jewish festival of… AIPAC!

Temple Israel in Westport, CT, hosts an AIPAC event featuring Israeli journalist David Horovitz, 2016. Numerous synagogues around the US not only publicly support Israel, they support the Israel lobbying organization AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. The promotion of AIPAC shows how monolithic the American Jewish community largely still is in support of Israel…  […]

New Yorker revokes Bannon festival invitation after boycott threat from ‘howling online mob’

Bannon, a former strategist for Donald Trump’s 2016 election run and an ex-chairman of Breitbart News, is among the most reviled people in the liberal political camp in the US. Critics call him an open white nationalist, anti-Semite, and xenophobe. Pro-EU crowd braces as Bannon unveils right-wing counterpart to Soros’ foundation The New Yorker invited […]

Musician Shlohmo withdraws from Israeli festival over ‘human rights atrocities’

American electronic musician Henry Laufer, known by his stage name Shlohmo, has canceled his planned appearance at an Israeli music festival, he announced on Twitter Saturday. Laufer apologised for fans and festival staff in his announcement, saying that “supporting the oppressed thru [sic] my absence is more important to me especially after the [Israeli] government’s […]

Lana Del Rey cancels her performance in Israeli festival

Lana Del Rey announced on Friday that she is cancelling her performance at Israeli Meteor Festival, which was scheduled to take place on September 7. “It is important to me to perform in both Palestine and Israel and treat all my fans equally,2 she wrote on twitter. “Unfortunately it has not been possible to line […]

Sweden’s Political Parties Pander to Immigrants at ‘Malmedalen’ Festival

Saturday saw the launch of ‘Malmedalen’, a new political festival where Sweden’s parties can reach out to people in one of Malmö’s most segregated districts. We went along to see if it can work. Outside the Social Democrat tent at the Malmedalen political festival, city councillor Sedat Arif is fighting for the votes of four […]

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