Parks and public gardens of Kazan

Parks and public gardens of Kazan

Context

In 2005, on the verge of celebrating its 1000th anniversary, the city of Kazan undertook a rapid and significant transformation: among many initiatives, it resolved its issues of dilapidated housing in the city center,

Manaragat Festival: Preserving culture, sustaining society

Manaragat Festival: Preserving culture, sustaining society

Context

Catbalogan city is a former fishing village, established in 1596 by Jesuit missionaries, located in western Samar, one of the tree provinces of the island of Samar, Philippines’ third largest island.

Val-de-Marne, the H2-OH! Festival

Val-de-Marne, the H2-OH! Festival

1. Context

Val-de-Marne is located in the "inner" suburbs to the southeast of Paris, with a population of 1.35 million and an area of 250 square kilometres.

Traditional pig roast Festival in Talca

Traditional pig roast Festival in Talca

1. Context

The city of Talca, which in Mapuche means "the sound of thunder", was founded in 1741. Historically, it was the last frontier between Spanish imperialists and the Mapuche population. The most recent 2013 census noted the city's population to be at 253,742.

Solo, the Spirit of Java

Solo, the Spirit of Java

1. Context

Surakarta, known as Solo City, is in the Central Java Province of Indonesia. The city is a "melting pot" of ethnic (Arab, China, India, etc.) and religious (Muslims, Christians, Buddhist, Hindu, etc.) diversity.

Seferihisar, Seed Swap Festival

Seferihisar, Seed Swap Festival

1. Context

Seferihisar is a harbor town situated 45 km away from Izmir, on the Aegean coast in Turkey.

International impact through the Hamuy Cocha Festival, Puno

International impact through the Hamuy Cocha Festival, Puno

1. Context

The City of Puno is located along the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world at 3860m above sea level. Puno is considered the folkloric capital of Peru, and is home to the most number of traditional dances in the country.