This festival commemorates the time when the Buddha returned to earth after preaching in the abode of celestials during the three months of Lent. He descended at night and devotees greeted Him with lamps and lanterns. People decorate their houses with candles and coloured lanterns to symbolize this event. The festival of Light marks the end of Lent.
A lifestyle home furnishing exhibition under one roof providing a complete range of technologies and products.
The fireballs coming out from the water's surface can be seen once a year on the last night of the Lao Buddhist Lent. The Naga Rockets can be spotted where the Nam Ngum and the Mekong river meet in Thaprabath District, Bolikhamxay Province, as well as in Pak Ngum District, 60 kilometers east of Vientiane.
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.
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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.