Chinese New Year is the most important traditional Chinese holidays, which is the longest and most important festivity in the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is celebrated in countries and territories with significant Chinese populations such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand.
The River Hongbao has been on Singapore’s festive calendar every year since 1986.
The Lao Women's Union and Lao Businesswomen's Association are holding the 12th Lao Food Festival in Vientiane. Everyone is invited to come along and sample traditional Lao cuisine.
An event showcasing kite-flying by the world’s best and professional kite makers. Watch kites in various shapes, colours and sizes take to the skies.
The first obstacle race in Pahang, where participants race across a variety of obstacles on land, cross rivers, climb hills and face multiple challenges.
A memorial service held to commemorate those who fought and fell during World War II.
Kick start the new year with a bang at one of the hottest indie music festivals in the world — the St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, right here in Singapore. A highlight on the Southeast Asian music festival calendar, this annual extravaganza is definitely not to be missed.
It is the only race in Bangkok to be held at midnight, and offers competitors a choice of 2 distances - 6km or 12km. The city streets will be closed and protected by a police and security contingent of about 400 officers, and supported along the route by local residents, and shop owners together with the management and staff of the Amari Watergate Hotel Bangkok.
Dinagyang is Iloilo City’s version of the Ati-Atihan festival widely celebrated not only in Panay Island but also in other parts of the country. It may not be as ancient as the one in Kalibo in Aklan Province, but is definitely impressive in choreography and striking in terms of the various attires worn by participating tribes which reflect the ingenuity, craftsmanship and artistry of the Ilonggos.
Uppakut Buddha image parade, a thousand pieces of rice, listening to 13 chapters of Mahachart sermon to add prosperity to life, offering foods for 101 monks, Pa Lang festival, watch light and sound show and give away Kao Poon (northeast Kanom Jin) for around Phra Sri Nakarin park, Muang, Roi Et Province.
22 - 26 January 2018