This is a day which pays tribute to the services of the land, air and navy forces. The celebration includes parachute shows and exhibitions, battle demonstrations, military parades and artillery displays.
Every year, thousands of Buddhist monks gather in Borobudur Temple to perform a blissful ceremony called Praksadina.
Festivities for Vesak Day begin at the crack of dawn in Singapore, as devout Buddhists congregate at temples for a ceremony.
Giong Festival annually takes place on the 9th of the fourth lunar month to celebrate the hero who defeated the enemy to defend the country. He was later honored Saint Giong. The festival re-stages the battle against the Yin invaders.
The royal Ploughing ceremony marks the traditional beginning of the rice-growing season, and is usually held at the start of the rainy season in late May.
One of the country’s biggest, and most colorful harvest festival every May 15th, along with the harvest festivals of certain towns in Quezon Province.
This event is annually organised by The Kota Bharu Municipal Council Islamic City (MPKB-BRI) to celebrate the fasting month. Imam from Arab are specially invited to lead the Tarawih Prayers. Non-Muslim visitors can also participate to experience the breaking of fast session.
World Turtle Day was first celebrated in the year 2000 to increase awareness about turtles and to help these marine creatures thrive and survive. Join as a volunteer and get the chance to be up close and personal with the sea turtles!
Ranging from new runners to professionals, Bintan Triathlon is one of the most awaited annual triathlon festivals in Asia, presented in six different categories.
Entering its 12th year in Miri, the Borneo Jazz Festival is one of the longest running Jazz festivals in the region. Don’t miss the performances by regionally and internationally recognised jazz musicians.
22 - 26 January 2018