Visitors to Myanmar looking for something very out of the ordinary should attend the Dancing Elephant Festival held in Kyaukse, near Mandalay. However these marvelous performances are not the work of actual elephants, but teams of 2 men each in huge elephant costumes – made from bamboo and paper – who dance together in rhythm to the accompaniment of dobat and drums.
One of the loveliest Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore is about celebration with the family, lantern processions and oh-so-sweet mooncakes.
The Mid-Autumn Festival of Tet Trung Thu is held on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month – usually in September or early October – coinciding with the full moon.
The leading exhibition and conference for scientific instruments and laboratory equipment in Malaysia and the ASEAN region.
The Sakon Nakhon Wax Castle Festival is one of the most visually stunning and popular celebrations on the Thailand events calendar, with amazing wax castles and exciting long boat races on the reservoir.
The annual Surat Thani Chak Phra Festival and Boat Races, celebrating the symbolic return of the Lord Buddha’s to earth at the end of Buddhist Lent or Ok Phansa, is held in the southern Thai province of Surat Thani.
Celebrating the technology community of Sabang, Sail Sabang 2017 is not only a marine and cultural event, but also a technology event. Created for the first time in 2017, Sail Sabang event has been planned to hold a selection of delightful activities: yacht rally, tech seminars and exhibitions, Aceh cultural week, parade, and Sail Sabang Carnival.
An exciting festival focused on a huge Buddha image carved from a single block of marble. It coincides with an annual competition among teams of cane-ball (chin-lone) players.
The Piala Tengku Amir-45 Enduro Challenge draws hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts from across the country and overseas in a motocross endure
The Jogja International Street Performance (JISP) combines in-concert performance with public space show, highlighting street carnivals and art exhibitions. As the name suggests, the show takes place heavily on the streets of Jogjakarta and ends on a remarkable stage. Last year, the peak of the event concludes at Jogjakarta Cultural Park’s Concert Hall.
22 - 26 January 2018