MUD, film, cabaret, folklore and giant floats are some of the festivals being celebrated around Asia this week. Gion Matsuri, Kyoto, Japan, 1-29 July The famed annual Gion Festival takes place throughout July but the Yamaboko Junko parade on July 17 is a key highlight. On the three nights leading up to the parade the...
FROM food festivals to beer can boats and camel races, there’s plenty happening around Asia this week. Singapore International Jewellery Show 2012, 12 – 15 July If you love diamonds, gemstones and fine jewellery this four-day show is definitely not to be missed. Held as part of the Great Singapore Sale, there will be shows,...
ASIA this week offers residents and travellers some cinema, quite a bit of New Year celebrations and a whole lot of sports. Basically, everyone’s happy! The Singapore Triathlon, March 20, Singapore The limits to which human beings like to push themselves clearly have few limits – the triathlon will see competitors cycle 40 km, swim...
THERE’S plenty to see and do around Asia this week with an excellent assortment of Asian festivals and events. It’s a good week for music fans in Southeast Asia with the Future Music Festival in KL and Mosaic in Singapore. The Shanghai Lit Fest in full swing in China while sporty types might enjoy the...
FROM performance arts in Singapore to jungle racing in Vietnam, here is a round-up of the best festivals and events around Asia this week. M1 Singapore Fringe Festival, February 15-26, Singapore February is the month of relationships. And it’s not just about romantic love. Explore a different type of relationship – between Art and Faith. Special to...
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