The Festival Calendar
Hoi An Lantern Festival
Hoi An, Vietnam
As evening approaches, the city becomes a magnificent sight with streets illuminated by colourful silk lanterns, while mini lanterns with tea lights are floated down the river.
Once a month during full moon.
Rambu Solo Ceremony (Toraja Funeral Ceremony)
Tana Toraja Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Both a show of grief and a celebration, these customary ceremonies are open to everyone and include not just a funeral procession but also extravagant feasting.
Variable dates, usually during July – September