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.

Gendang Beleq


Historically performed to bid departing soldiers farewell, this is one of the most popular festivals in Lombok. Dancers perform to two massive drums playing traditional, cultural songs.

Location Lombok, Indonesia

Kendari Bay Festival


Colorful dragonboats race through the ancient waterways during Teluk Kendari festival in April, in the old city of Kendari. Festival-goers take to the streets to party all night long and enjoy traditional handicrafts, food and performances on the highlight of Kendari’s social calendar.

Location Kendari, Indonesia

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