Would you like to hear uplifting melodies combined with powerful uproarious tune at the same time? The answer is always yes. Within the performances of Keroncong Surakarta Festival, you’ll listen to Portuguese-inspired traditional music played by an ukulele-like instrument.
A birthday party for the Sultan of Brunei, one of the richest men in the world, is bound to be a lavish occasion. This royal birthday rolls around every July 15th and is one of the most important events in the Brunei national calendar, with activities and events held nationwide.
Experience the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities in an open house celebration,a programme that brings people together to celebrate the country’s various festivals.
Sabah Museum opens its doors to visitors and invites you to participate in the many activities held in conjunction with the museum’s 52nd anniversary.
Kudat Festival showcases the uniqueness of the culture and tourist attractions in Kudat. Enjoy a talent competition, cultural show, dragon boat race, tug of war and fireworks displays.
Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival is the traditional well-known festival in I-San and the largest religious ceremony in Ubon Ratchathani, which is held on Asalha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa Day every year.
The Myanmar month of Waso is the beginning of the monsoon rains. It is also the start of the Buddhist Lent. Monks are prohibited to travel overnight from their monasteries. According to the monks' code of conduct, they are still obligated to make the rounds for their daily food whether it is raining or not. As it is, they need spare robes. Therefore there is a ceremony to offer robes to the monks for use during the wet season.
An open road cycling event covering 160km. It takes participants around the city of Kuantan including tourist spots. The event attracts more than 2,000 riders.
This marks the beginning of the Buddhist Lent. During the next three-month period, monks spend most of their time in prayer and meditation are restricted from spending nights in temples other than their own.
Travel north to Kudat for the Gimpuhut Foundation Festival. The highlight is the charity dinner with the appearance of Rungus Gimpuhut (Beauty Queens) in traditional costumes.
22 - 26 January 2018