Festivals and Events 
in Asia

I just love the festivals in Asia! :-) Don't you?

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You'll get festival tips and insight in festival experiences in the posts below. For instance; the Holi festival in India is really colorful and crazy, but potentially dangerous!

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India: Holi Festival of Colors 
Welcome to India's craziest festival - the Holi festival. Holi is a religious festival celebrated by the Hindus, and a celebration of arrival of spring. …

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As the name suggests, elephants are the center of attention at the Elephant Festival held annually in Jaipur. Why elephants? What is the significance? …

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Uttarayan (also known as Makar Sakranti) is the day when the sun starts to travel northwards marking the end of winter in India. This day Indians of all …

Thailand and Cambodia: Songkran (Thai New Year) and Khmer New Year  Not rated yet
Heard about the Songkran festival in Thailand? Songkran is about New Year celebration, not only in Thailand, but also Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. …

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Events by Month



Carnival in Goa, photo courtesy of carnivalgoa.com


Check out what's happening in Asia in February

Sihanoukville marathon event, photo courtesy of cambodia events.org


It's the start of the hot season in most parts of Southeast Asia, but there's no lack of events and festivals.

Check out Events in March

Songkran festival in May


The buzz word for April is "New Year" - yep, the center of attention in large parts of Asia.

Click for Festivals in April

Rocket festival, ©iStockphoto.com/Sander Kamp


Because of the spring celebrations, there is more action going on in East Asia, than in rest of Asia.

Find out more:

Events in May










Find about the December festivals and events

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