Facing the wide Indian Ocean, the island of Sumba near Komodo Island in the province of East Nusa Tenggara is probably more popular as a surfers' paradise and an exclusive secluded hideaway. However, Sumba was for centuries known as Sandalwood Island for its fragrant wood sought particularly by Chinese noblemen. For this reason, the swift Sumba horses are called Sandalwood Ponies,That are most popular for horse racing. These horses are the highlight of the exciting annual tradition of the Pasola Jousting Festival.
A fun-filled, immersive and interactive family experience under a massive, air-conditioned Big Top populated with over 30 live-size moving, roaring creatures from the Jurassic Age.
Crafts Exotica is a 4-week programme highlighting the cultural heritage of Sabah through handicraft-making clinics and workshops as well as a showcase of traditional games.
Moginakan is a combination of two Kadazandusun words, that translates to ‘feasting’. Find great bargains at the Tamu (open air market) or enjoy traditional sports and cultural performances.
The National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi will celebrate Central Highlands Heritage Month in July with a bevy of special activities and events, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Rafting through 18 rapids with the distance of 8 kilometers. It takes around 2-3 hours depending on the water level. The difficulty is from level 1 to level 5.
Held every June, the festival pays homage to Tacloban’s patron saint, Señor Santo Niño de Tacloban, through merrymaking and a display of the rich cultural heritage of Leyte and Samar. It also depicts how their ancestors came to accept Christianity.
Waso Chinlone Festival of Mahamuni Buddha Image in the year 2009 stretched for 48 days. It was the 81st game held annually since 1926; the largest sport event of its kind, participated by 1220 Chinlone teams.
For a whole month, Singapore celebrates the arts with a smorgasbord of theatre, dance and music performances.
The end of Ramadan is marked with feasting, family reunions, and open houses in the Muslim-majority countries of Indonesia and Malaysia; Eid is also a public holiday in Singapore, which has a vibrant Malay community.
22 - 26 January 2018