Celebrated over a period of 15 days, beginning from the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar, Chinese New Year is the most important festival for the global Chinese community.
With bright colours, non-stop revelry and sheer exuberance, Chinese New Year is one festival that demands all of your attention – and energy.
End the year with a bang – literally – at the climax of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown.
The Thailand New Year Countdown Celebrations will carry the hallmarks of fun and genuine hospitality that make the kingdom such a rewarding destination to visit. The celebrations to greet the New Year in Thailand are always full of fun activities, including concerts, stage performances, fireworks displays and a mass countdown to welcome New Year in a traditional Thai way by visiting a temple.
As the largest Buddhist temple and one of the wonders of the world, the Borobudur Temple provides a majestic backdrop for many activities, be it spiritual or festive. But as far as these events go, this merry event acts as a symbol of gratitude for the present and the past, as well as hope for a positive future.
On the platform of the Kyaik-hti-yo ‘Golden Rock’ Pagoda, devotees light nine thousand lamps to welcome the New Year and to give thanks to Buddha’s peaceful Doctrine. The magical Golden Rock Pagoda, a golden spire, sits on the top of a huge boulder covered with gold leaf and perched on the edge of a cliff.
A surfing tournament with participants from Malaysia and overseas. This event supports the local surfing community and attracts international tourists to Cherating.
Generating innovative activities and maintaining high quality events are the simple purposes of Denpasar Festival. Focusing on happiness and sustainability, it is the event of the year in Bali.
The Government of Toraja Regency once again celebrates a truly lovely festival called Lovely December, presenting many of the wonderful Toraja cultures. This festival brings you various entertainments that are both eye-opening and enchanting.
The Christmas spirit is made merrier with Malaysia's tropical weather and friendly people. Visitors will be spoilt for choice as there are many restaurants, bistros, shopping malls and hotels that offer great promotions planned specially for the occasion. The Portuguese Settlement, Melaka is one of the top places to experience Christmas in Malaysia.
22 - 26 January 2018