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The Festival Calendar

From awe-inspiring light processions to colourful carnivals, delve into the magic of South East Asia with our list of the top festivals happening in the region every month.

July

Chinese New Year
(Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival)

The Rainforest World Music Festival
Sarawak, Malaysia

A truly magical celebration of world music, bringing together indie musicians and indigenous instruments from all around the world.

Bali Kite Festival
Bali, Indonesia

Elaborate traditional kites, as well as new and creative ones, take to the skies as a message to the Hindu Gods asking for an abundant harvest.

Khao Phansa (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
Thailand, Laos, Myanmar

The Buddhist Lent is a three month retreat practiced by Buddhist Theravada Monks. Celebrations (usually a candle procession) take place to commemorate the beginning of the period.

Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival
Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

A grand parade of wax candles through the streets featuring massive sculptures of scenes from Buddhist mythology coated in wax.

Singapore Food Festival
Singapore

Get a taste of Singapore’s food culture from the newest culinary innovations to authentic traditional fare.

Galungan
Bali, Indonesia

In this celebration of good over evil, see the streets of Bali lined with decorated bamboo poles and villagers in their beautiful ceremonial clothes.

Sandugo Festival
Tagbilaran City, Philippines

A commemoration of an historical treaty with street dancing, beauty pageants, sporting events and more.

Kinabayo Festival
Dapitan City, Philippines

A colourful display of costumes and dancing featuring the re-enactment of the Battle of Covadonga between the Spanish and the Moors.

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