Experience the Pasola, or mounted spear-fighting competition, which takes place on the uniquely spiritual island of Sumba, where animist beliefs and ancestral worship are still practiced to this day.
Every year over 200 Lao artisans travel to Vientiane to exhibit high quality handicrafts at the Laos Handicraft Festival starting this year, 30 October 2016.
Water is the central focus in the celebration of the Lao New Year holiday in both worship at the temple and playful celebration on the streets.
Last time we visited Bali, we were here for Nyepi, the Balinese New Year and day of silence, and were sequestered in our hotel room for a day. So, I was not surprised to hear that there was a big religious celebration within days of our arrival in Bali. The Hindu calendar is full of them.
The term pwe in Myanmar describes any kind of activity where people gather in order to celebrate an event.
Every two years, Hue receives thousands of locals and visitors for its famous Hue Festival. This year, the big cultural event will take place 12 to 20 April, honoring Hue and Vietnam’s cultural heritage.
Last December I went on a spontaneous walking trip in the Rattanakosin area with two good friends passing Samprang District: an old shophouse area, which served as a trading and service center mainly for government officials in the past.
The festive season is upon us. In Southeast Asia we’re preparing for parties and celebrations. Most of the countries such as Thailand and Vietnam find this period a great excuse to light up streets and buildings, decorate bars and restaurants, and play Christmas carols in supermarkets and shopping malls.
The 4th Luang Prabang Film Festival opens this weekend in Laos and runs 7-11 December. The festival’s Official Travel Partner
Khiri Travel has been appointed the Official Travel Partner of this year’s Luang Prabang Film Festival