An important Hindu festival featuring kavadis or ornate frames carried by devotees. The festival attracts over one million people at Batu Caves, a world-renowned Hindu cave temple. Organised by Batu Caves Hindu Association, tel: +603 6189 6284 (From Tourism Malaysia website)
The fiesta is an opportunity to share and exchange cultures and traditions with visiting pilots from all over the world. They are given a taste of Filipino hospitality and the fiesta spirit. Also, a big part of the event is the hot air balloon display where in hundreds of hot air balloons will be inflated and flown throughout the Clark Freeport Zone.
The art of quan ho (love duets) has been recognised as an "intangible cultural heritage" by UNESCO. The Lim Festival celebrates quan ho in all its forms, with the northern province of Bac Ninh serving as a stage for quan ho singers from all around Viet Nam.
Batam Outer Ring is a new international cycling challenge of circling the outer ring road of Batam Island. Not for the faint-hearted, the route stretches 120 km (75 miles) from start to finish, making it one of the biggest cycling route challenges in Indonesia.
Enjoy the sights in this annual lighting display which showcases more than 10,000 lights.
Bangkok Marathon is the world standard athletic sport of Thailand, which is very popular for Thai and foreign runners around the world. The Bangkok Marathon offers participants more than just a normal marathon experience with happines from the warm welcome and cheerful smiles.
Everything looks different at the Malioboro Street during Yogyakarta’s Chinese Cultural Week. Famous for joyful colors and vibrant energy, people in the city could watch diverse performances and activities of Chinese origins, including Liong Dragon Dance, Wushu martial arts, and the unique Wayang Poo Tay Hee, a Chinese Glove puppetry merged with Javanese culture.
Join the city folks as they celebrate KK’s 17th anniversary as a City. The event will be celebrated with activities for all ages.
World Kite Festival is an annual event held at Bukit Layang-Layang, Pasir Gudang, Johor and gathered almost 230 international kite flyer (participant) from 40 countries.
Celebrated since 1995, the Panagbenga Festival is a showcase for floral floats and native dances such as the Cañao, wherein the man leads the woman in a circle, accompanied by the beat of sticks and gongs and shouts from the audience. The month-long event, also known as the Baguio Flower Festival, pays homage to the beautiful flowers the city is famous for and also serves as a celebration of Baguio’s re-establishment in the wake of the disastrous 1990 earthquake. Panagbenga is a term for ‘season of blooming’ and in addition to the floral float parades there is also a street dancing parade, a Mr. and Ms. Baguio Flower Festival, a skateboard competition, fun runs, and plenty more.
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