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Culture and Art Festivals

An art festival has a way of transforming a place.

Projects and art exhibitions, work that’s usually hidden away in an artists studio, take their place for a moment out in public, revealing the oftentimes hidden layers of culture in a place.

Matador covers local and international culture and art festivals with ground level reports, interviews with festival organizers and participating artists, and photo essays to help share these places and their culture with our community worldwide.

Culture and Art Festivals Articles

Is it time to put a stop to bull running and bullfighting in Spain?

by Allison Jackson

17 images that show why Canada’s Indigenous Culture Festival needs to be added to your festival list

by Andrea Rees

What Hemingway has to do with drunk foreign bros flocking to Spain

by Emilie Munson

9 reasons Munich’s Springfest is the most underrated German festival

by Marco Delgado

12 things you didn’t know about the running of the bulls

by Peter N. Milligan

9 events to help you get the best out of Sun Valley this summer

by Kitt Doucette

5 things you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo

by Alice Latham

8 must-see LGBT festivals around the world

by All in Life

How to find the Burning Man spirit year round in Nevada

by Joshywashington

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Dublin!

by Scott Sporleder

What St. Patrick’s Day looks like in Dublin

by Scott Sporleder

Massive storm destroys the nation of Vanuatu

by Morgane Croissant

There’s a Holi festival in Utah…and it’s totally rad

by Ailsa Ross

Why I can’t stop going to Burning Man

by Suzanne Roberts

19 key concepts and expressions you’ll learn at Burning Man

by Lisette Cheresson

Two words: GO CUBA

by Joshua Morin

The things Burners carry with them on the playa [vid]

by What Took You So Long?

25 crazy New Year’s traditions from around the world

by Matt Hershberger
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