Dressed as a king, eleven years old Adam Hlavac, is pictured with a white rose in his mouth during the traditional Ride of the Kings Parade in Kunovice, South Moravia, Czech Republic, on Sunday, May 22. Ride of the Kings has a long tradition, it is a custom of pre-Christian origin.
The ashes of Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez were laid to rest Sunday in Cartagena, the jewel of colonial architecture on Colombia's Caribbean coast, following a tribute to the author.
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Lego products are becoming increasingly violent as toymakers engage in an "arms race" to retain children's attention in the digital age, New Zealand researchers said Monday.
Remember how Grandma used to say "Before eating rice dumplings in May, never put your winter clothes away" about the unpredictable weather of Taiwan in the springtime? Marking the start of summer each year, the Dragon Boat Festival (端午節) takes place on the fifth day of the fifth month in the lunar calendar, which happens to be June 9 this year.
A group of artists in the central French city of Lyon broke the record for the world's longest comic strip Saturday with a 1.6 kilometer-long artwork, organizers said.
A Diego Rivera painting has sold privately for US$15.7 million, setting a world record price for any Latin American work of art, Phillips auction house said Friday.
Bishop McDevitt High School student Aniya Wolf arrives with her date to Wisehaven Hall for the William Penn Senior High School's prom in York, Pennsylvania, Saturday, May 21. Wolf, barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress, was invited by Brandon Carter, the principal of the William Penn Senior, to the school's prom.
Calligraphers and painters from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau were conspicuously absent from an ongoing cross-strait calligraphy and painting exchange exhibition.