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.

Independence Day

August 31 annually

The main state holiday in Kyrgyzstan, Independence Day is celebrated each year on August 31st in recognition of the day the country became an independent state in 1991. The celebration includes a military parade, a national horse games fest, traditional dance shows, concerts and fireworks in Bishkek’s city square.

Location Countrywide, Kyrgyzstan

Community-Based Tourism Festivals


Every summer, community-based tourism (CBT) groups across Kyrgyzstan organize various events for tourists as well as locals, highlighting various national and regional attractions, customs and traditions, such as falconry and yurt assembly. For more information, contact the CBT group in the area you are visiting.

Location Countrywide, Kyrgyzstan

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