Cambodia – Happy New Year!

Cambodia – Happy New Year!

CAMBODIA Happy New Year! Cambodia has just celebrated the Khmer New Year (14 – 16 April), one of the most important celebrations in the country. It’s also called Choul Chnam Thmey, and is the traditional celebration of the solar New Year.  Ninety-five...
Hong Kong – Chinese New Year

Hong Kong – Chinese New Year

HONG KONG Where to celebrate Chinese New Year   Welcome to the Year of the Ox! Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar. The festival involves a lot of preparations beforehand as many different events are held thoughout the...
Singapore’s Virtual Festival

Singapore’s Virtual Festival

SINGAPORE The Virtual Festival   This year, Singapore’s popular Chingay Festival will be enjoyed as a digital experience – for the first time ever. The name ‘Chingay’ comes from the Hokkien dialect and means ‘The Art of Costume and Masquerade’. It is an annual...
Uzbekistan – Silk & Spices

Uzbekistan – Silk & Spices

UZBEKISTAN Celebrating Silk & Spices   Immerse yourself into the world of oriental tales by learning the history of the Silk & Spices Festival in Uzbekistan and (hopefully soon) experiencing it for yourself! Dating back over 2500 years, Bukhara city is...
Nepal – Tiji Festival

Nepal – Tiji Festival

NEPAL Tiji Festival   Tiji is a fascinating annual three-day festival to celebrate the victory of good over evil. Legend has it that there once was a deity in Nepal named Dorjo Jono. As heroes do, he battled his evil father to bring water to the people of an...