The Dreaming Culture of the Mandaya

In the Philippines, the Mandaya indigenous group is known for their gaudy and vibrant culture that has been preserved from successive generations and has withstood the colonizations that the country surpassed. The Mandaya people live in Mindanao, the second largest...

The Tradition of Acheik Weaving in Myanmar

In Myanmar, people wear traditional clothes, prominently acheik longyi (skirt) in events such as weddings, novitiation ceremonies, and national gatherings. When you find a lady wearing acheik longyi abroad, she is certainly from Myanmar. Myanmar people regard acheik textiles an...

Living Arts Culture Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The inaugural Living Arts Culture Festival took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 9 to 11 November 2018. Organized by the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN), Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, and co-curated by the cultural organization...

The Giant Lantern Festival of the Philippines

Owing to its Catholic traditions, the Philippines is perhaps one of the few countries in the world that celebrates Christmas the earliest and the longest. The country marks the Christmas holidays starting from 1 September. Shopping malls and shops will...

Loy Krathong Festival of Thailand

Loy Krathong Festival is a yearly event in Thailand on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, usually in November. This festival has a long history dating back to the Sukhothai era and continuously maintains its popularity in...

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