‘Flame-less’ Arts Festival draws thousands of spectators

IF there was one thing different at the Flame Tree Arts Festival this year, it is the absence of the flaming flowers the festival has been named for. Albeit the island is still smarting from the scars Typhoon Soudelor left in its wake eight months…

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Pika Festival: Getting hotter each year

THE heat is on as daring contestants take their places and wait for the go signal to chew a hundred pieces of red hot peppers in one minute. At the go signal, the contestants start to chew the peppers one by one while judges keep…

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