larger-than-life, ephemeral, man-made events. From
the running of the bulls in Pamplona to the Holi Festival in India, these
shared, live experiences transform not only the way we see the world, but also
how we connect with each other.
Upwards of 100 million people gather in India for the worlds largest pilgrimage, The Kumbh Mela.
Temporary pontoon bridges allow Kumbh Mela’s pilgrims to cross the Ganges in Allahbad, India.
The vibrant Cinco de Mayo festival is held in Mexico each year to commemorate the Battle of Puebla.
Performance artist Ken Hamazaki holds a tea ceremony on the Burning Man playa each year.
Gulal, or colored powder, is the main ingredient in India’s annual Holi Festival.
Though most famous in Mexico, Day of the Dead is celebrated in many Latin American countries.
Helium characters over 15 feet long are a staple of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Over 50,000 runners take part in the New York City Marathon, making it the largest in the world.
Each year, thousands of partiers flock to Ibiza, the self-proclaimed “Party Capital of the World.”