16 Aug 2021

Study, Work, Travel USA

Are you going to USA to study, work or travel ? Get ready by learning about American culture with Culture Buff Games. Our American Values games leverage visual stories to help exchange students, international students and work travel program participants understand American values and adjust to American culture. Our games…

15 Aug 2021

Indian Culture – Independence Day

India celebrates Independence Day, a national holiday on 15th of August every year. Independence Day marks the end of British rule in 1947 and the establishment of a free and independent Indian nation. It also marks the anniversary of the partition of the subcontinent into two countries, India and Pakistan.…

14 Aug 2021

Chinese Festivals – Qixi

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…

13 Aug 2021

Torch Festival China

The Yi people are one of China’s 56 ethnic groups. The Torch Festival is the main holidays of the Yi people of southwest China. During the torch festival Yi people in traditional attire carry torches and parade around villages. The Yi worship fire and believe fire has the power to…

10 Aug 2021

Indian Festivals – Onam

Happy Onam ! Onam is a harvest festival celebrated by hindus in Kerala, India. The festival commemorates King Mahabali, whose spirit is believed to visit Kerala. Celebrations include street parades with colourful floats, dancers and musicians and a snake boat race held on the Pampa River. The hindu temples in…

02 Aug 2021

Celebrate Exchange Day !

Exchange Day is a day to celebrate and raise awareness about the importance of international exchanges. It is an opportunity for international exchange participants to come together virtually to share cultural diversity. Culture Buff Games leverage visual storytelling to teach international students about American, British, Chinese and Indian culture values…

30 Jul 2021

British Culture – Cowes Week

Cowes is the oldest, largest and most spectacular sailing regatta in the world. Over 8,000 sailors compete and 100,000 spectators come to watch this iconic British sporting event. It will take place from July 31st to August 6th on the Solent, an area of water between southern England and the…

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…