Anchored by a large, colourful annual procession, Thaipusam sees Hindu devotees in Singapore seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks.
Do you ever imagine yourself in a world full of fairy tales? Behold, the biggest fairy tale carnival in Malaysia which will evoke your childhood memories this coming February!
Bau Nyale Festival takes place every year in the tenth month of Sasak Calendar, adjacent to full moon. Meaning ‘to catch the sea worms’ in Sasak Language, Bau Nyale focuses on a drama about the legendary Princess Mandalika.
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.
22 - 26 January 2018