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15/04/2017 00:17 Video

Ancient rituals and rave in Burma for the Buddhist New Year

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In Burma, traditional rites, with songs and dances, have alternated rave with music to celebrate the new Buddhist year. It is the water festival, a collective rite during which for a few days the streets turn into a playful battlefield with balloons, water guns and hydrants.

12/12/2016 06:26

Sydney New Year fireworks to be live streamed on Facebook

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Sydney's famous New Year's Eve fireworks, which traditionally kick off the world's major celebrations, are set to be streamed live on Facebook for the first time, officials said on Monday.

05/11/2016 22:08

China's Miao minority welcome new year with lavish celebrations

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To an ear-splitting soundtrack of chanting and drums, 400 young dancers in spangled outfits clanged sickles and kick-stepped before thousands of spectators and a dais of a dozen Chinese officials.

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