Malaysia’s largest culinary competition gathers international chefs and culinary artists from more than 14 countries including Europe and the Middle East.
Known nationally as Paris Van Java, Bandung has been a melting pot of fashion trends, arts, and subcultures from around the world since the 20th century. To commemorate the anniversary of the city, the Culture and Tourism Office of Bandung presents Milangkala Bandung Festival, a festival that parceled Bandung as the city of modern culture.
The Saraburi Long Boat Race Festival, an ancient cultural event that dates to the golden age of Thailand’s Ayutthaya era, is held to mark the end of Buddhist Lent, or Ok Phansa.
Held at Rompin, this challenge is based on a catch and release concept. The competition is an annual event for fishing enthusiasts to pit their skills in catching bill fish.
Orchid enthusiasts and experts from around the world will share their love and passion for this enchanting flower during this annual show.
Rompin’s biggest event features a week-long carnival with sports activities, culture, arts, stage shows, exhibitions as well as food & beverages.
The first day of Hijra, or Islamic New Year, coincides with the first day of Muharram, which is the first month of the Islamic calendar.
Set in and around the stilted villages of inle Lake, the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival is one of the largest Buddhist festivals in Myanmar, held from the 1st day of the waxing moon to the 3rd day after the full moon of Thadingyut (usually in September or October).
Islam has embedded its beliefs and daily practices in Indonesia for centuries, creating a culture and a way of life that is diversified with local wisdom; these ways of life are also deeply rooted in the city of Bengkulu. The Tabot ceremony in Bengkulu is a mourning commemoration for the death of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson. Although it is a part of acculturation with India, the Bengkulu people proudly carry it as one of their own beloved ceremonies.
Running for 15 days, the Phchum Ben Day Festival is dedicated to blessing the spirits of the dead. This is one of the most culturally significant in Cambodia, culminating in celebrations on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer lunar calendar, at the end of the Buddhist lent (usually late September or early to mid-October).
22 - 26 January 2018