The 2017 Mekong Tourism Forum in Luang Prabang, hosted by the Ministry of, Information, Culture, and Tourism of Lao PDR (MICT) from June 6-9, 2017, features educational and interactive events during three days, at zero cost registration free, including the Mekong Blogger MatchUp Boot Camp, the Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism Summit (MIST), and the Mekong Tourism Forum
Pakokku is an old traditional town on the western bank of the Ayeyawady River. This pagoda festival is the most important for all towns west of the Ayeyawady and products from the region, such as dried chili, homespun baskets and tobacco are sold every year at this huge country fair. The best thanakha trees, the bark of which is pounded to make the purely organic make-up cream used by many Myanmar women, grow in this area.
Laguna Phuket Marathon is one of Thailand and the region’s best-loved running races. This year marks the 12th edition of one of the event which will take place on 3 – 4 June, 2017.
Experience the Gawai Dayak festivities in an open house celebration, a programme that brings people together to celebrate the country’s various festivals.
This is Tambunan’s first-ever Strongman Competition, open to participants from all over the state. See these “Hulks” battle it out in the ultimate test of human strength.
Celebrate Ramadan and savour the experience of ‘iftar’ (breaking the fast) against the backdrop of historic monuments. This Islamic-themed festival will also feature a bazaar and religious activities.
The Gawai Dayak Festival is celebrated annually, held on the 1st of June in Sarawak, in West Kalimantan. Gawai means ritual or festival while Dayak is a collective name for the tribes of Iban, Bidayuh, Kayan, Kenyah, Kelabit, Murut and many others.
Gawai Dayak Week is an annual festival celebrated by the Dayak people around Kalimantan, a festival that is both a spiritual and a social occasion acknowledged since the 1950s. Gawai Dayak originates from the word Gawai (festival) and Dayak, a shared name for native people around Kalimantan consisting of four million people in total.
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.
The Global Indian Festival is in its fifteenth year of operation, having successfully grown both in reputation and impact as a significant event in the Malaysian calendar of flagship events.
22 - 26 January 2018