23 Nov 2020

Happy Thanksgiving

Can you match the correct American culture value with this scenario ? Find out the correct answer by signing up for our FREE American Values (Student Version) games. Happy Thanksgiving from Culture Buff Games! Culture Buff American Values games are interactive games that leverage visual culture scenarios to teach foreign…

19 Nov 2020

Plug in Play on !

Delighted to be selected to demo Culture Buff Games at the recent virtual NASAGA Conference. North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA) is the home for trainers, teachers and educators who use active learning methods to increase engagement, retention and improve performance. Culture Buff Games, is an EdTech developer of…

12 Nov 2020

Festival of Light India

Diwali or Deepavali is a five day Festival of Light celebrated by Indians and by the Indian diaspora across the globe. Rooted in Hinduism, Diwali commemorates the triumph of good over evil and hope over darkness.  Rangoli artworks or colorful geometric patterns which are believed to attract good luck are…

11 Nov 2020

Single Sticks Holiday China

Singles Day or Single Sticks Holiday is celebrated annually on November 11th (11/11) in China. This date was chosen because the number “1” resembles an individual who is single or alone. It began as an anti-Valentine’s Day in the 1990s when students at Nanjing University started celebrating their singledom by…

08 Nov 2020

British Tradition & Culture

The British cherish traditions such as Remembrance Day and rituals such as wearing poppies. Remembrance Day also informally known as Poppy Day marks the day WW1 ended, at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918. Poppies, growing on the battle-scarred fields after the end of World…

05 Nov 2020

Happy Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire Night, is an annual evening of fireworks and bonfires held across Britain. Britons celebrate Guy Fawkes Night to remember an important event in history, an attempt by Guy Fawkes and his conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament. On the night of November 5th…

09 Sep 2020

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival on October 1st this year. In China, gift giving is an important part of building and maintaining relationships. During the Mid-Autumn festival elaborately wrapped moon cakes are gifted to foster new friendships and to strengthen existing friendships. Mooncakes are sent to relatives, school teachers,…

07 Sep 2020

Learn about american culture via interactive games

Labor Day is a federal holiday in America that is celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor American workers. Many Americans go to the beach, have a barbecue or picnic during this long weekend. Culture Buff American Values interactive games leverage visual storytelling to help foreigners understand American…

25 Aug 2020

Chinese Culture & Values

The Qixi festival or double seventh festival is a traditional chinese festival which has been celebrated since the Han Dynasty. The festival is based on the forbidden romance between the goddess Zhinu and the ox herd Niulang. Separated in the night sky by the Milky Way, the two lovers are…

21 Aug 2020

Indian Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a ten day long Hindu festival which honors the birthday of the elephant-headed God Ganesh. To the Hindus, God Ganesh is a symbol of good fortune, wisdom, wealth and new beginnings. This festival is celebrated in accordance with the Hindu calendar and falls…