Images and symbols from Mexico’s Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos are an increasingly familiar sight, thanks to the media and some recent major films. Less understood are its centuries-old significance and the symbolic meanings behind the rituals. We learn more about this ‘deadly’ tradition……
This week, despite the snow in the UK, people around the world are celebrating Holi, the Hindu celebration of the end of winter and beginning of spring. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some colour and warmth instead of the snow?
Marking the beginning of Spring in quite a different way, the Spanish festival of fire or Las Fallas concluded last night with a celebration and burning of 799 statues or figurines. Find out where the origins of this event come from.
Rose Calendars sponsor Rotary Music Festival and Musician of the Year award.
Being lovers of paper, we had to share this amazing installation with you. This bridge is made entirely from paper and creates a stunning statement on the landscape of the Lake District.