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.
March
Uzbekistan

Navruz

March 21st

This one-day festival marks the beginning of spring on the date of the Spring Equinox and is celebrated throughout Uzbekistan with bazaars and carnivals with horse races, music and dancing. It is said that nature will be more generous according to how lively the festivities are. Traditional dishes including ‘sumalak’ are cooked and shared with folk tales and songs.

Location Countrywide, Uzbekistan

Pilaf Festival

March-April

This one-day festival is part of the ‘World of Leisure’ fair and foodies from all over travel especially to celebrate, sample and present the different varieties of the country’s national dish. There are workshops with master pilaf chefs and tasting sessions, as well as entertainment from traditional musicians.

Location Tashkent or Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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