Asia and Middle East

I’m not a romantic person. I wouldn’t be caught dead reading a Mills and Boons like most of my peers read as teenagers. I remember being in boarding and watching how girls discussed a particular Mills and Boons novel. The book probably torn and stained with oil, the cover and first page off because it has been passed from hand to hand.

Performer at Rio Festival
***all pictures courtesy of foter.com

Festivals are cultural events tied to a long tradition, a happening sometime in the past or a religious belief specific to a community or a country. They are celebrated annually in commemoration of these traditions and attract thousands of people. Every country on earth celebrates at least one festival annually