The Festival Calendar
The Rainforest World Music Festival
A truly magical celebration of world music, bringing together indie musicians and indigenous instruments from all around the world.
Bali Kite Festival
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
Get a taste of Singapore’s food culture from the newest culinary innovations to authentic traditional fare.
In this celebration of good over evil, see the streets of Bali lined with decorated bamboo poles and villagers in their beautiful ceremonial clothes.
Tagbilaran City, Philippines
A commemoration of an historical treaty with street dancing, beauty pageants, sporting events and more.