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.

Penafrancia Fluvial


Our Lady of Penafrancia is a wooden statue of the Virgin Mary and every year, devotees visit Naga city for nine days of festivities to honor her. They attend mass and enjoy street processions, feasts and fireworks. On the ninth day, the people line the banks of the river to see the statue sail past on a barge in a huge fluvial procession.

Location Naga, Philippines

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