23 Dec 2020
Fish lovers and visitors from Lagos and other parts of Nigeria came down to have a good time and enjoy the best of fishes gotten by Lagos Fishermen at the Lagos Seafood Festival which took place recently. The festival marks the end of a fruitful year and ushers in a new one and GuardianTV was on the ground to cover one of the most anticipated events in the city of Lagos.
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3 Dec 2020
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27 Nov 2020
An ancient courtship ritual in which Wodaabe tribesmen dress up and wear makeup to attract a wife or a lover, the Gerewol festival in Chad is an extraordinary spectacle.
22 Nov 2020
Dozens of exuberant villagers scoop up handfuls of cow dung this week for the Gorehabba festival, a local conclusion to India's most important festival, Diwali. The festival is unique to a village where locals believe their god -- Beereshwara Swamy -- was born in cow excrement. Some Hindus believe cows and everything they produce is sacred and purifying.
15 Nov 2020
Delivery workers rush to sort out packages and deliver to Chinese households ahead of the annual “Single's Day” online shopping festival. The event occurs on November 11, and is considered the world's biggest shopping day and a bellwether of consumer sentiment in the world's second-largest economy.
2 Nov 2020
The sky is dotted with bright lanterns in Chiang Mai for the Yi Peng festival. Many believe releasing the lanterns wards off bad karma and is a form of paying respect to Buddha.
7 Sep 2020
Nepali police fire tear gas and water cannon to halt a chariot festival that drew hundreds of Hindus and Buddhists onto the streets in defiance of coronavirus restrictions.
26 May 2020
Unsurprisingly, classic French label Chanel is the most popular designer brand on the red carpet at Cannes. France's premiere film festival is also where we can expect to see masterful new designs from fashion houses including Elie Saab, Zuhair Murad, and Georges Hobeika.
22 May 2020
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship. Muslims are expected to put more effort into the teachings of Islam and here are seven important of Ramadan in Islam.
5 Apr 2020
Over the last decade, fashion films have become a cinematographic sub-category in their own right. The genre raises important questions which are now being studied at art schools: are fashion films just a new form of advertising or standalone works of art? Are they the logical extension of a brand's marketing strategy or social commentary? As the birthplace of both cinema and the textile industry, the city of Lyon is launching its first fashion film festival at Lyon 2 University. FRANCE 24 went to check
17 Mar 2020
Argungu Fishing Festival or Argungu Dance Festival is an annual four-day festival in the state of Kebbi. The festival returned this year after taking a break for 11 years due to the high level of insecurity and the activity of the deadly Boko Haram in the Northern region of Nigeria. The majority of fishermen are the followers of Islam and also predominantly farmers.