21 Jul 2021

Countdown to Tokyo 2020 Olympics!

Only two days to go till the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics scheduled on Friday 23rd of July at 8pm JST or 12 noon BST. MIRAITOWA is the official mascot for the Tokyo Olympics. It is cheerful and athletic, with a strong sense of integrity and has a…

19 Jul 2021

British Culture – Swan Upping

Swan upping is an annual ceremony in England in which mute swans on the River Thames are caught, ringed, and then released.  The historic ceremony dates all the way back to the 12th century, when the English Crown first claimed ownership of all mute swans.  Swans were once considered a…

08 Jul 2021

British Culture – Wimbledon

Game. Set. Match ! The Championships, Wimbledon is a quintessential part of British summertime. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon since 1877 and is the only major tennis tournament still played on grass.   The Ladies…

06 Jul 2021

British Culture – Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is British motorsport's ultimate summer garden party! Held in the grounds of the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a celebration of motorsport and car culture. It takes place from 8th-11th of July this year. Culture Buff British Values are…

02 Jul 2021

American Culture – Independence Day

Independence Day, also referred to as the “Fourth of July” is a holiday that commemorates the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This was when the Founding Fathers declared that the thirteen colonies were now a new nation, the United States of America, and no longer part of the…

21 Jun 2021

Indian Tradition & Culture – International Day of Yoga

International Day of Yoga is celebrated on June 21st. This year, the theme is ‘Yoga for Wellness’. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. It is an important part of Indian culture and civilization. Culture Buff Indian Values games leverage visual storytelling to teach…

17 Jun 2021

British Tradition – Royal Ascot

This year's Royal Ascot takes place from June 15 until June 19 at the Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, England. Royal Ascot is a glamorous five-day thoroughbred horse racing event attended by royals and celebrities. It is known for its draconian dress code that includes hats, tailcoats and hemlines. Expect to…

15 Jun 2021

Chinese Culture – Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat festival is a public holiday in mainland China and Hong Kong SAR celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar. Dragon Boat Festival traditions include watching dragon boat races and eating zongzi or rice dumplings. Culture Buff Chinese Values games leverage visual…

13 Jun 2021

American Culture – Flag Day

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated each year on June 14th to commemorate the day on which the country adopted the stars and stripes. Flag Day honors the American flag, a key symbol of the republic. Culture Buff American Values games are interactive games that leverage visual culture scenarios to teach…

30 May 2021

American Culture – Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday that is observed on the last Monday of May. Memorial Day honors the men and women who died serving in the U.S. military. Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials to honor those who died fighting for America, holding family gatherings and…