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Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.93: Yi Peng Sky Lantern Festival (Thailand): One of the most spectacular light festivals in Thailand

The origin of the Sky lanterns in Thailand is connected to the beliefs of the Lanna people. It is believed that they must worship...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.91: Boun Suang Huea (Laos): Immerse yourself in the biggest boat race in Laos

The festival has been held for thousands of years and is maintained to this day in places along the Mekong River. Today, the boat...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.90: Kathina Festival: The offering of flowers and robes festival of the Khmer people throughout Southeast Asia

The festival is celebrated in various countries such as Bangladesh (known as Kaṭhina Cībar Dān), Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand,...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.89: Waso Chinlone Festival (Myanmar): One of the most famous and biggest traditional sporting events in Myanmar

Chinlone means “basket rounded” and it refers to a sports game that is over 1,500 years old and was once played for Burmese royalty....

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.86: Bon Om Touk (Cambodia): Traditional boat racing festival of Khmer people

The festival is celebrated over the span of three days and commemorates the end of the rainy season, as well as the change in...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.85: Tazaungdaing Festival (Myanmar): The light festival celebrates the end of the rainy season in Myanmar

It also marks the beginning of the Kathina (Kahtein in Burmese) season, during which monks are offered new robes and alms. The festival's origins predate the introduction of...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.84: Awk Phansa Festival (Laos): The festival of lights takes place in the 11th lunar month

According to Lao tradition, Khao Phansa takes place on the full moon of August and lasts for 3 months during the rainy season, dedicated...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.82: Thadingyut Festival (Myanmar): The festival of lights marks the end of the Buddhist sabbath in Myanmar

Thadingyut is the seventh month of the traditional Burmese calendar. As a custom, it is held at the end of the Buddhist sabbath (Vassa) and is...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.81: Lopburi Monkey Banquet Festival (Thailand): The most unique festival for monkey in Thailand

Lopburi Monkey Banquet Festival is a unique festival dedicate to monkey in Lopburi.  Since the 1980s the Lopburi Monkey Banquet Festival has been organized to...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.80: Phi Ta Khon Festival (Thailand): Unique festival for the dead in Dan Sai

The event is usually held at the end of June or the beginning of July and prolong for 3 days. The whole event is...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.70: Wat Phou Festival (Laos): The largest Buddhist festival in Southern Laos

Wat Phou is a ruined Khmer Hindu temple complex in southern Laos, located at the base of Phou Khao mountain, about 6 km from...

Top 100 well-known events of Asean – P.68: That Luang Festival (Laos): The biggest and most meaningful Buddhist festival in the Land of a...

It is held over three to seven days during the full moon of the twenty-fifth lunar month (November, but sometimes it is at the...

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Top 100 famous tourist destinations in Southeast Asia – P.22: Ubud (Indonesia): Bali’s Spiritual Heart

Located about an hour’s drive from the frenetic capital, Denpasar, Ubud is surrounded by charming villages and viridescent paddy fields - the perfect place...

I-CY CHAYA (Thailand): The highest-growth F&B company in Southeast Asia in 2022

I-CY CHAYA is an international exporter of food and agricultural products, with main customers are retail businesses supermarket convenience store food service businesses to...

Top 5 famous fried dough dishes in Southeast Asia

Karipap - Malaysia Karipap or curry puff is a small, deep-fried or baked pastry shell filled with thick chicken and potatoes curry. It is believed that the...

The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan (Malaysia): Unique “Leaning Tower of Pisa” of Southeast Asia

The tower was built in the year 1885 by Leong Choon Chong, a Chinese contractor and was originally used as a water tank to...