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April 13–15 sees the people of Thailand mark their New Year with traditional Buddhist rituals, crowded parades, modern festivities, and enough water throwing to quell numerous forest fires. The city of Chiang Mai exhibits a particularly fervent celebration with the…
Vietnamese Tet Festival

Vietnamese Tet Festival

The festival which best epitomizes Vietnam’s cultural identity is Vietnamese New Year or Tet, which is the phonetic deformation of “Tiet”, a Sino Vietnamese term which means “Joint of a bamboo stern” and in a wider sense, the “beginning of…
Gion Festival

Gion Festival

The Gion Festival is perhaps Japan’s best known festival. Running the entire month of July each year — it’s also one of the longest. The festival is named after Kyoto’s Gion district. Gion is Japan’s most exclusive Geisha entertainment district.…
Asakusa Samba Carnival

Asakusa Samba Carnival

The Asakusa Samba Carnival, also call Japan Carnival is one of Tokyo’s more lively and popular summer festivals. It attracts 500,000 visitors each year. The festival has been held at the end of August since 1981. The one exception was…
Trung Thu – Mid Autumn

Trung Thu – Mid Autumn

Vietnamese children look forward to the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, when they celebrate Trung Thu, a mid-fall festival commemorating the moon at its brightest and most beautiful. Traditionally, the festival also marked the end of harvest, and…
Obon Lantern Festival

Obon Lantern Festival

Obon is an annual Buddhist event for commemorating one’s ancestors. It is believed that each year during obon, the ancestors’ spirits return to this world in order to visit their relatives. Traditionally, lanterns are hung in front of houses to…
Hōnen Matsuri – Penis festival

Hōnen Matsuri – Penis festival

Hōnen Matsuri (豊年祭?, “Harvest Festival“) is a fertility festival celebrated every year on March 15 in Japan. Hōnen means prosperous year in Japanese, implying a rich harvest, while a matsuri is a festival. The Hōnen festival and ceremony celebrate the…
Cheongdo Bullfighting Festival

Cheongdo Bullfighting Festival

The Cheongdo Bullfighting Festival celebrates the long tradition of bullfighting in the Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. Drawing over half a million visitors annually since its inception in 1999, the festival is the largest bullfighting championship in the country. In addition to the…
Holi festival Gallery

Holi festival Gallery

Holi is a spring festival also known as the festival of colours or the festival of love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people…
Holi festival

Holi festival

View Holi festival Gallery Holi (English pronunciation: /ˈhoʊliː/) (Sanskrit: होली) is a spring festival also known as the festival of colours or the festival of love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in…
Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong (Thai: ลอยกระทง, IPA: [lɔːj kràʔ tʰoŋ]) is a festival celebrated annually throughout Thailand and certain parts of Laos and Burma (in Shan State). The name could be translated as “to float a basket”, and comes from the tradition…
Ihi or Bel Bibaha

Ihi or Bel Bibaha

Normally Newar girls are married thrice in their lives. The first marriage is called “Ihi (Newari) or “Bel sanga bibaha” (Nepali). And then they are married to the Sun which is called “Bara Tayegu” (Newari) or “Gufa Rakhne” (Nepali). When…
Tet Doan Ngo Festival

Tet Doan Ngo Festival

Date: 5th day of 5th lunar month 2014 date: June 02 2015 date: June 20 2016 date: June 09 Tet Doan Ngo is the Vietnamese version of Chinese Duanwu festival (literally: Tết: festival, Đoan: the start/straight/middle/righteousness/just, Ngọ: the seventh animal…
Dano festival

Dano festival

Date: 5th day of 5th lunar month 2013 date: June 13 2014 date: June 3 2015 date: June 21 2016 date: June 10 Dano, also called Surit-nal, is a Korean traditional holiday that falls on the 5th day of the…
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