Seasonal traditions and occasions
Explore Europe's remarkable variety of customs and traditions in this special exhibition.
Midsummer is celebrated across Europe in June, marking the longest day of the year.
Easter eggs from across the continent, decorated in a variety of ways and techniques
Meet St. Gregory, the 6th monk who became Pope and the patron saint of schoolchildren and scholars.
Explore the magic of carnival through photographs, paintings and artefacts from across Europe.
Learn about Hungary’s oldest and most famous carnival tradition, which banishes winter and welcomes spring.
Did you know that Mother’s Day has its roots in ancient traditions?
Pride parades are a celebration of queerness, a protest against normativity, and a cry for equal rights.
Learn about all about Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations.
Enjoy depictions of spring in Europeana, filled with birds, flowers and sunny skies with dappled clouds.
Autumn has inspired artists for centuries. This gallery shows how artists have depicted the harvest season through colourful paintings and drawings.