Festivals

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.
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.
April
Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek Jazz Festival

April

Each year in early spring, the capital and largest city of Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek – comes alive with the sound of jazz music. Musicians from across Central Asia, the United States and Europe flock to the northern Kyrgyz city for three days of jazz concerts, events and celebrations in the cosmopolitan city.

Location Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Russian Orthodox Easter

April or May

A spiritual celebration of the Jesus resurrection, this is a day when people often visit church, while also partaking in cultural activities, such as decorating eggs and baking ritual breads. 

Location Countrywide, Kyrgyzstan

Orozo-Ait (end of Ramadan)

April or May

Called Eid Al-Fitr in the Arab world, the celebration of Orozo-Ait in Kyrgyzstan marks the end of Ramadan, a month-long Islamic religious ceremony involving fasting. On the day of Orozo-Ait, the fast is over, resulting a congregational prayer and celebrations around the country - and a lot of tasty food.

Location Countrywide, Kyrgyzstan

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