As the only Southeast Asian stop on the 10-leg HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, the Singapore Sevens saw the world’s best rugby teams face off for sporting glory at the iconic National Stadium.
For a whole month, Singapore celebrates the arts with a smorgasbord of theatre, dance and music performances.
World Harvest Festival helps to steer and commemorate the unique Gawai or Harvest Festival.
The festival begins with a palanquin procession performed by three villages of Co Tich, Vi Cuong and Trieu Phu. The procession carries bamboo elephants and wooden horses symbolizing the submission of animals to the Kings Hung and the wedding of the Mountain Genie and Princess Ngoc Hoa.
New Year’s Day in Cambodia is a huge event, and is usually celebrated on the 13th of April, although sometimes the solar calendar denotes it as the 14th of the month. Referred to as Sus’dei Chnam Thmei in the Khmer language – translated as “enter new year” – the holiday lasts for 3 days.
Boun Pimai New Year festival, begins in mid - April and lasts for three days. Held before the onset of the rainy season, it recognizes the importance of water in people’s lives. It’s also a purification festival during which the Buddha images in the household and the temples are ritually cleaned with sacred water.
Thingyan (The Water Festival) is the most interesting and greatest occasion for merry–making with the largest number of people taking part in it throughout the country.
Of all the festivals in Thailand the Songkran Festival is definitely the rowdiest. Astrologically it is a celebration of the vernal equinox, and from the 13th to the 15th of April the entire nation goes into party mode and everyone joins in.
An exhibition which aims to honor the efforts of the active artists for their contribution to the development of Sabah art throughout the years.
The route will start and end at an orang asli settlement, winding through hilly roads surrounded by lush green forests – bringing you the most unique ultramarathon race experience.
22 - 26 January 2018