Date: 12 – 14 June 2021 Location: Dan Sai, Loei province, Isan state, Thailand WHAT IS PHI TA KHON? Dan Sai is a sleepy district town in Loei province, in the North East of Thailand. However, this town comes alive once a year during the Phi Ta Khon Festival. This festival is not only famous … Read more


Date: 1 – 2 June 2021 Venue: Sarawak (Malaysia) and West Kalimantan (Indonesia) Gawai Dayak is an annual festival celebrated by the Dayak people in Sarawak, Malaysia and West Kalimantan, Indonesia a symbol of unity, aspiration and hope for the Dayak community. It is a  thanksgiving day marking a bountiful harvest and a time to … Read more


Date: 26 May 2021 Vesak is one of the most important Buddhist festivals, and also known as Wesak or Buddha Day. It is a celebration of the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of the Buddha. Vesak is celebrated once each year and it take places on the first full moon of the ancient lunar … Read more


Date: January 13th, 2021 Location: Kayin State, Myanmar Over 2,700 years ago, the Kayin (also known as the Karen) migrated from Mongolia to Myanmar and nowaday, they constitute about 7 percent of the population, making them the 3rd largest of Myanmar’s ethnic groups. Through centuries, they have kept up their distinctive traditions and the Kayin … Read more


Date: mid-December until New Year’s Day Location: San Fernando City, Pampanga, Philippines The Giant Lantern Festival is an annual event that lights up San Fernando city for local and visitors from the mid-December until New Year’s Day. Due to its popularity, this city has been nicknamed the “Christmas Capital of the Philippines”. The predecessor of … Read more


Date: 28 November 2020 Location: Myanmar Tazaungdaing festival is celebrated on the full moon of Tazaungmone – the eight month in the Burmese calendar, usually falls in November. Following the Thadingyut Festival, Tazaungdaing is another festival of lights in Myanmar. The full moon day of Tazaungmone marks the end of the rainy season in Myanmar … Read more


Date: 14 – 15 November 2020 Location: Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia Deepavali also known as Diwali is an Indian Festival of Lights and usually celebrated during month Kartika (between mid October and mid November). As one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil, … Read more