Boun Pimai New Year festival, begins in mid - April and lasts for three days. Held before the onset of the rainy season, it recognizes the importance of water in people’s lives. It’s also a purification festival during which the Buddha images in the household and the temples are ritually cleaned with sacred water.
Founded in 1998, this is an award-winning multi-day challenge taking runners into the heart of Borneo and camping out in remote villages at the foothills of Mount Kinabalu.
‘Bangsawan’ which means nobleman, depicts the legends and stories of Malay nobles in the palaces of the olden days.
Ocean waves crashing against the shore - this natural backdrop is the main attraction of this festival. Activities include beach sports, games, traditional cuisine and cultural performances.
This now legendary event is in its 23rd year and will see bike lovers roar into Phuket on amazing machines from all over the world. These motorcycle fanatics will come together on Patong Beach from 14 – 16 April 2017 and in Phuket town on 22 April.
New Year’s Day in Cambodia is a huge event, and is usually celebrated on the 13th of April, although sometimes the solar calendar denotes it as the 14th of the month. Referred to as Sus’dei Chnam Thmei in the Khmer language – translated as “enter new year” – the holiday lasts for 3 days.
Thingyan (The Water Festival) is the most interesting and greatest occasion for merry–making with the largest number of people taking part in it throughout the country.
Of all the festivals in Thailand the Songkran Festival is definitely the rowdiest. Astrologically it is a celebration of the vernal equinox, and from the 13th to the 15th of April the entire nation goes into party mode and everyone joins in.
Ecobuild Southeast Asia is the leading event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment. It is held in conjunction with International Construction Week (ICW) hosted by CIDB Malaysia.
SEACare is an exhibition for the healthcare, pharma and beauty sector professionals from around the globe.
22 - 26 January 2018