The holier of the two major holidays in the Islamic calendar (Hari Raya Puasa is the other one), Aidil Adha commemorates Ibrahim's obedience to Allah's commandment to sacrifice his son. At the last minute, the Angel Jibra'il replaced the sacrifice with a sheep. To celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Adha, families sacrifice a sheep, dividing the meat between the family, relatives, and the poor and needy.
Lasting four days, Hari Raya Haji commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s (Abraham's) complete faith and trust in God.
Phitsanulok Traditional Long Boat Races is held on the Nan River, in front of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Woramahawihan. They are held every September along with various religious rites such as robe-offering ceremony, changing the robe of the famous Buddha image Phra Phutthachinnarat, boat decoration contest, and traditional boat races.
Manado, the capital city of North Sulawesi Province and the second largest city on the island of Sulawesi after Makassar, will come alive with fantastic festivities and spectacular fiesta on 1st to 10th September 2017 when the Manado Fiesta Fantastic Festival 2017 takes place.
A carnival-like atmosphere pervades on the eve of Malaysia’s Independence Day celebration, as a night of mesmerizing dances, dazzling fireworks displays, and stunning performances by local artists all culminate to the Hari Merdeka countdown. At the stroke of midnight, the Jalur Gemilang (Malaysian flag) is raised, amidst the hearty shouts of “merdeka”, which means “independence” in Malay.
The 7th International Indian Shopping Festival 2017 or IISF showcases the best products and services in Indian culture and arts.
Held in conjunction with the National Day, the event features poem recitals, orchestra as well as musical and cultural performances.
Sabah’s rich floral heritage is celebrated with a flower sale, competitions, games and the Ratu Bunga (Flower Queen) beauty pageant.
As the largest fashion event in Jogjakarta, Jogja Fashion Week exhibits the works of many talented fashion designers. Since its first exhibition in 2006, this event has attracted many garment innovators. Although this oneweek celebration has different themes each year, the goal remains the same: to consistently show the abundance of art and culture from throughout the archipelago.
You're welcomed to participate in Thailand's biggest mountain bike competition, which includes international mountain bike race, long-distance mountain bike race, mountain bike race in family category, mountain bike race in tourism category and amateur mountain bike race.
22 - 26 January 2018