Mission The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues and creating entry points for new grassroots activists & organizers to engageContinue Reading

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands Date: November 11th; All Hallows’ Eve Description: St. Marten’s Celebrations consist of a week-long set of events, culminating in a lantern procession held in the Town Centre of Utrecht. Today’s parade/procession is a secular revival of the celebration of St. Martin (the city’s patron saint), emphasizing charityContinue Reading

A research a the University of Basel recently discovered dozens of rolls of film of Swiss subjects in the French state archives. Among the discovered footage are 4 rolls from Basel’s Fasnacht of 1898, including scenes of Monday’s Cortege. To read more, click here.

The Walk of Wisdom was founded in 2015, in the city of Nijmegen, consisting of a 136km route around the city. A new twist on the age-old practice of pilgrimage, the aims of the walk include reconnecting people to their bodies, inspiring sustainability practices, building networks around the globally sharedContinue Reading

A series of videos on Prague’s Velvet Carnival, by Ronald L. Grimes. Ron Grimes is co-editor of the Oxford Ritual Studies Series, Director of Ritual Studies International, and the author of several books on ritual, most recently The Craft of Ritual Studies. He is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Religion andContinue Reading

Location: Prague, Czech Republic Date: the 17th of November Description: Velvet Carnival is a masked satirical parade of NGOs and civic groups, which strives to reanimate the way events of the Velvet Revolution of 17 November 1989 are remembered and commemorated. The participants embody pressing social and political issues byContinue Reading