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Czech town of Nasavrky to host Lughnasad...

The Celts settled on Czech lands around the 4th century BC. Today, the region they once inhabited is called Bohemia. Lughnasadh is a Gallic harvest festival celebrated in Ireland, Scotland and, for the fifteenth year now, also in the Czech Republic. One of the four great Celtic festivals, it is a thanksgiving to Mother Earth […]

Elvis Fans Gather For Annual Festival: N...

Hundreds of Elvis Presley fans from across the country flocked to Branson this past weekend for the 14th Annual Branson Elvis Festival at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater. The festival featured a variety of events and performances that participants could participate in between Friday July 23rd and Sunday July 25th. The highlight of the festival […]

Beginning of the annual Notre-Dame des N...

The annual 11-day Notre-Dame des Neiges festival, which typically attracts a few lakh worshipers from various parts of the country, began with the flag hoisting on Monday, but without the participation of worshipers due to COVID-19 lockdown standards for the second year in a row. As the pandemic-induced lockdown is also in effect this year, […]

Jazz returns to sunny Saulkrasti for its...

Jazz returns to Saulkrasti this summer for the annual festival from Thursday July 22 to Saturday July 24, organizers said on Latvian TV on July 21. The annual Saulkrasti Jazz Festival this year welcomes jazz artists from Latvia, Austria, Israel, France, Armenia, the United States and other countries, while the main guest of the festival […]

Annual feast of the Basilica of Notre-Da...

The 439th annual Notre-Dame des Neiges Basilica festival, which will begin on July 26 with the flag hoisting, will take place without the participation of parishioners this year also due to lockdown restrictions induced by COVID-19. The annual celebration which would begin with the hoisting of the flag on July 26 will end with the […]

Celebrating Eric Sykes Comedy Movies – F

The late Eric Sykes moved from comedy to more serious roles as his film career progressed – and there are plenty of highlights to salute. Eric Sykes is a name synonymous with slapstick. From 1967 to 1993, Sykes wrote and directed ten films of varying lengths that showcased his superb eye for physical comedy. Five […]

Deerskin Review – Quentin Dupieux’s Deli

Te writer-director Quentin Dupieux, also known as the French DJ Mr. Oizo, takes a silly premise and treats it with serious deadpan in this hilariously funny dark comedy. Jean Dujardin embodies Georges, a man whose deerskin jacket is the epitome of killer style. It’s short, fringed, and according to the vintage dealer he just bought […]