(Aseanrecords.world) Join the annual colorful MassKara festival in Bacolod, the City of Smiles. Find out about the cultural importance of this festival and what to expect when you take part in the festivities.
(Aseanrecords.world) A newly discovered painting in a remote cave depicts a hunting scene, and it's the oldest story that has been recorded. And if Griffith University archaeologist Maxime Aubert and his colleagues are right, it could also be the first record of spiritual belief—and our first insight into what the makers of cave art were thinking.
(Aseanrecords.world) Every March about 30 miles outside of Bangkok thousands gather to watch or participate in the ‘Sak Yant’ festival held at the Wat Bang Phra Buddist temple; Sak means “tap tattoo” and Yant translates into “sacred design”. Devotees believe that the tattoos are magical, can ward off physical harm, give good luck and have healing powers.