Asian religious holidays
6 Jun With so many different cultures, religions, and reasons to celebrate spread across Asia, you'll probably be close to an interesting festival no.
JULY and AUGUST: Dancing, intricate costumes and a celebration of Japanese culture begins as the spirit of Obon circles the globe. Worldwide, this festival.
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Description:Songkran Thailand Sawatdee Pee Mai! While the main event brings renowned world musicians from all over the world to perform alongside indigenous musicians from Borneo, the three day festival also includes a packed schedule of informative workshops, ethno-musical lectures, intimate jamming sessions and mini concerts. Not forgetting the contemporary appeal of Christmas, the lead-up to Christmas is usually accompanied by Christmas jingles being played amongst the backdrop of grand Christmas decorations in many of the nation's shopping malls as to draw in consumers for a year-end sale. It is also during this time that the houses and streets of Malaysia are adorned with colourful lights and oil lamps. Taiwan Lantern Festival Taiwan There are lots of different lantern festivals in Asia, but perhaps the most stunning and most renowned is the Taiwan Lantern Festival held in the Pingxi District. The dates given are based on the Chinese Lunar system so that 1. The day starts off by taking a bath with oil and praying.