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.

International Kite Festival

Katara Esplanade’s spacious beach with steady winds is where the Doha’s International Kite Festival takes place over several days each March. Over 100 participants from around the world compete for the honors in various categories, while spectators can enjoy the visual feast in the sky as well as a variety of family-friendly activities including kite-making workshops, face painting, and street painting.

Location Doha, Qatar

Doha Cultural Festival

Held annually in March, the Doha Cultural Festival is the biggest event of its kind in the Middle East, attracting hundreds of visitors each year. The festival programs celebrate the heritage and culture of Qatar, from musical performances and dancing to intimate poetry readings and theatre. Local artisans are invited to showcase their art work, handicrafts, and fashions. There are also dedicated children’s events and activities. 

Location Doha, Qatar

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