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Rice planting festivals can be found all over Japan but the Otaue Rice Planting Festival in Osaka is one of the most famous. Held every 14 June at the famous Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine. The festival faithfully recreates ancient Shinto rituals for planting rice seedlings for a bountiful harvest. ...

During the #SpringFestival, #Changzhou people have the custom of making glutinous rice balls which signify the family reunion. Children will rub a little...

Made of puffed rice and sugar, Kheel Batasha is often served during traditional and religious occasions such as Diwali. It is mostly offered to Hindu deities....

Singha Sartha Bahu was a merchant in Nepalese folklore and is also considered to be a previous incarnation of the Buddha. Ajima (“grandmother”...

Onam is a 10-day harvest festival celebrated in Kerala, India. It marks the first month of the Malayalam calendar and commemorates the return of the mythical...

Taiwan’s rich cultural history has created a diversity of cuisines. The country’s widely varied culinary influences can be savored in the Taiwanese...

Icheon Rice Culture Festival celebrates its famous rice and its traditional agricultural practices. Icheon is famous for producing the best rice in the...

Ripe rice in Chinese countryside pic.twitter.com/oQDxvT0Dbi — Dragon kingdom.wu (@wwwYQ6661308579) October 4, 2022 ...

A new rice festival was held in Mu Cang Chai district in the northern province of Yen Bai on September 25 as part of activities surrounding UNESCO’s...