An anticipated run in Malaysia since its inception in 1986. This event is held annually on the Penang Bridge, the iconic bridge that connects Penang Island to Penang Mainland.
Tambunan born and bred singers will serenade your evening away, performing some of the well-known classic and evergreen Dusun language songs, as well as new and modern songs.
The Loi (or Loy) Krathong festival is celebrated nationwide as the full moon of the 12th lunar month – usually in November – lights up the night sky.
Learn more about the Rungus culture and heritage during this two-day exhibition. Enjoy activities such as the Rungus Heritage & Antiques Exhibition, traditional handicraft exhibition and music.
Celebrated during the full moon of the Buddhist month of Kadeuk (usually in November), the Cambodian Water Festival known as Bon Om Touk heralds the reversal of the flow of the Tonle Sap river, a major focus of life for many Cambodians. The festival also commemorates the end of the country’s rainy season, and its origins date back to the 12th century.
After the rains, the monks would need new robes and on the full moon day, the offering of new robes for the monks are held. It is called the Khahtein ceremony.
Loi Krathong is one of the best-preserved traditions and most beautiful festivals celebrated in Thailand, illustrating the close relationship between the Thai way of life and water. On the night of the full moon of the 12th lunar month (usually in November) people gather at lakes, rivers, canals, and/or other waterways to set adrift krathongs. It is believed that krathongs that float on the water carry happiness and prosperity, as well as taking away misery.
Join this programme to increase your knowledge of sea turtles and help them to thrive and survive. Don’t miss this chance to see these marine creatures up close.
Angono’s joyous fiesta in honor of San Clemente whose image, resplendent in papal investment, is borne by male devotees during a procession accompanied by parehadoras devotees dressed in colorful local costumes, wooden shoes and carrying boat paddles and higantes, giant paper mache effigies.
The Bangkok Marathon offers participants more than just a normal marathon experience. The course are designed to be scenic so that participants get bird’s eye view from the bridge and the Elevated Highway of Bangkok.
22 - 26 January 2018