Every 120 day cycle, the Balinese celebrate the victory of virtue over evil with the ten-day feast called Galungan. During Galungan, the Balinese believe that all the gods descend on earth to celebrate, and the spirits of ancestors visit their homes. Thus Galungan rituals and offerings are meant to welcome these otherworldly spirits to the material realm.
The most famous Pagoda Festival in Bago. Classical theatre troupes perform their best here so they will be booked by agents for the next pagoda festival season.
Sail Malaysia is held to introduce yachting activities and to encourage marine tourism in Malaysia.
Set in a pagoda that enshrines the ashes of a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, the Thay Pagoda Festival honors a man who bequeathed many gifts to his people. His merits included wise propagation of religion, treatment of illnesses and the invention of water puppetry. Dying after an extended meditative trance, the monk was honored with a pagoda built on top of his ashes.
Enjoy a host of activities on the Sultan Ismail Bridge in Muar. The event will be graced by HRH the Sultan of Johor.
The Kalimaran Festival is a celebration of the arts and customs of the Murut people – one of the largest ethnic groups in Sabah.
Festival Pesona Cirebon or The Charm of Cirebon Festival introduces three key destinations of Cirebon: the historical Keraton Kasepuhan Palace, Goa Sunyaragi Water Palace, and the coastal Cirebon.
One of the pleasures of cycling in Thailand is that you get the chance to see some of the kingdom’s most beautiful regions and enjoy the great outdoors. This is especially true if you take part in the Koh Mak Low Carbon Lady Cycling Fest which this year takes place from 31 March to 2 April.
As usual, at this year Phanom Rung Historical Park Festival, there’s the chance to see that rare phenomenon when the rays of the dawn sun reach through all 15 doors of the sanctuary, an event that only happens once a year.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Narathiwat Office is set to stage the 6th Southern Thailand Tourism Fair from 31 March – 2 April, 2017 at the Indoor Stadium Hua Mark, Bangkok.
22 - 26 January 2018