27 Nov 2019

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated by Americans on the fourth thursday in November. This year it falls on November 28th. Thanksgiving can be traced back to the 1620 celebration at the Plymouth Plantation, where the Pilgrims invited the native Indians to a harvest feast after a successful growing season. The previous…

25 Oct 2019

Happy Diwali

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. Homes are decorated with tiny electric lights or small clay lamps called diyas. Rangoli…

01 Oct 2019

Happy Golden Week

The 7-day holiday from Oct 1st to Oct 7th is called 'Golden Week' in China. During Golden week more than 800 million Chinese or over half of the population will return to their hometown or travel abroad. There are two Golden Weeks in China, one for Chinese New Year or…

12 Sep 2019

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival on the fifteenth day of the eight month of the lunar calendar. 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.…

02 Sep 2019

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

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. Designed by interculturalists, Culture Buff Indian Values interactive games leverage visual…

15 Aug 2019

Happy Independence Day!

Culture Buff Games wishes all Indians a Happy Independence Day! Culture Buff Games leverages the power of visual storytelling via cartoons and gamification to teach country-specific cultural values. Our Indian Values games are an innovative tool for cultural trainers to teach Indian values to foreign adults or students. Designed by…

14 Aug 2019

Hit The Ground Running This Fall With Culture Buff Games

Help your international students hit the ground running this fall with American Values interactive cartoon games! Culture Buff American Values (Student Version) games leverages the power of visual storytelling via cartoons and gamification to teach American cultural values to international students. Our (Student Version) is designed specifically for students whose…

03 Jul 2019

Happy 4th of July

Culture Buff Games leverages the power of visual storytelling via cartoons and gamification to teach country-specific cultural values. Our American Values (Student Version) games use easy to understand cartoons and explanations to help international exchange students understand American cultural values. Designed by interculturalists, our games illustrate how American values manifest…

21 Jun 2019

Happy International Yoga Day

June 21st is International Yoga Day. India's Prime Minster Modi will lead 30,000 participants in practicing yoga on International Yoga Day. Modi, a yogi or a practitioner of yoga has released 3D animated videos of himself practicing physical postures (asanas) in the run up to International Yoga Day. With roots in Vedic…

07 Jun 2019

Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival or officially the Duanwu Festival, is celebrated near the summer solstice, on the fifth day of the fifth month of the traditional Chinese calendar. The festival is a public holiday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and is unofficially celebrated by the Chinese communities in…