So much in Asia depends on the calendar. In February in Beijing, more than 20 million people all set off fireworks to celebrate Chinese New Year. In Nagaland in India, tribes from all over the region meet to compete, dance, and celebrate. In Thailand, spectators look on as celebrants perform bizarre rituals at the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.   With an intimate and unique knowledge of Asian culture, Remote Lands knows the importance of experiencing culture the right way. Whether you want an up-close view of the Sing-Sing festival in the Asaro Valley of Papua New Guinea or a quiet walk through the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan, Remote Lands can give travelers the best possible experience on their celebrations throughout Asia.
Pomegranate Festival

Pomegranate Festival

This annual festival is held every autumn in the Goychay region and celebrates the pomegranate’s traditional uses and symbolic meaning. The fruit is symbolically linked to long-term productivity and abundance in energy. During the festival, the pomegranate’s different uses in cooking is showcased by local cooks and restaurants.

Location Gochay, Azerbaijan

Apple Festival

Apple Festival

Every autumn the town of Quba celebrates the apple harvest with a festival which includes troupes performing traditional dances, cooks putting their culinary prowess on display, competitions with categories such as ‘the biggest apple,’ and a wide variety of foods that feature the apple such as jams, juices, dried apples, cake, and bread. 

Location Quba, Azerbaijan

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