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Celebrating Diwali!
Celebrating Diwali!
Diwali is the festival of brightness and positivity, it is celebrated all over India. People light diyas and candela on this day which resembles positivity brightness. People pray to goddess Laxmi and God Ganesh for wealth and happiness
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Celebrating Sinhala and Tamil New Year
Celebrating Sinhala and Tamil New Year
Sinhala and Tamil New year which is also known as Aluth Avurudda, Sinhala or Hindu new year. It is a Sri Lankan excursion that celebrates the conventional New Year of the Sinhala and Tamil people, to celebrate and to expose the bond between exclusive communities. It is a chief anniversary celebrated by means of both the Tamil (Hindu) & Sinhala (Buddhist) human beings but by means of maximum Sri Lankans
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Wesak Festival
Wesak Festival
Most of the people don’t even have heard about the Wesak festival because it is mostly celebrated in the countries where there are Buddhist followers, they are the believers of Buddha. The word Vesak comes from Pali term vesākha or the Sanskrit vaisakha, the name of the lunar month in the Hindu calendar that falls in April and May.
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Poson Poya Festival
Poson Poya Festival
Poson is celebrated to commemorate the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka by Mahindain 236 BC. The festival is the most important Poya (full moon) holiday of the year This festival is celebrated as the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is a  festival of great historical and religious significance, celebrated all over the island by the Buddhists
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Esala Poya Perahera Festival
Esala Poya Perahera Festival
Esala Poya Perahera which is also known as the tooth festival is mainly celebrated in Sri Lanka. It is one of the oldest and grandest of all Buddhist festivals in Sri lanka, featuring dancers, jugglers
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Pi Mai aka Songkran – Laos New Year
Pi Mai aka Songkran – Laos New Year
Celebrating the New Year is not just the celebration for the day and is not just limited to having good times with friends and family. All around Asia, there have been various calendars followed and hence there are various dates on which New Year is celebrated in the Asian countries. Each Asian country has its own way of celebrating the coming of a new year and promising to make the best out of that year. Some countries celebrate for just a day while some have a few more days dedicated to the celebration of the New Year.
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ENTICING APRIL: INDIAN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS OF THE MONTH
ENTICING APRIL: INDIAN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS OF THE MONTH
ndia is endowed with a diverse landscape and varied climatic conditions. Of course, a wannabe visitor would find April high in humidity, reeling under a moderate heat wave; but would be pleasantly surprised at the relatively cooler climate in Northeast and seaside area down South.
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6 Adventurous Things to do in Laos
6 Adventurous Things to do in Laos
Going to Laos might just be the thing if you are looking forward to an adventure trip in the East Asian lands of the world. Adventure is narrowed down to bungee jumping and rock climbing but here, loads of other things await as
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Mid-Autumn Festival
Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mid-autumn or the Chinese Moon festival is also one which has risen out of storytelling and legend. Mainly celebrated in the Chinese and the Vietnamese communities, this festival embarks upon a journey that makes the person who experiences this, acquainted with the Chinese culture and principles
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The Dragon Boat Festival
The Dragon Boat Festival
Celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the Dragon Boat festival or the Duanwu Jie, as it is known locally, is an affair of colors, good spirit and well, boats adorned with the favorite mythical creature of the Chinese, the dragon.
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10 things to do in Kuta
10 things to do in Kuta
Kuta beach in Bali, Indonesia will definitely make you forget about your boring routine as it serves much more than just a beach.
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16 Festivals Across India in March
16 Festivals Across India in March
In India month of March has a palette multi-hued with exuberant festivals, fairs and events. With winter having lifted its veil from almost all parts of India, chirpy spring beams with a bountiful of offers apt for a joyful sojourn in March.
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Chingay Parade - Chinese New Year
Chingay Parade - Chinese New Year
he Chingay Parade happens on the occasion of the Chinese New Year and is a must watch if you are travelling to Singapore during that time. The origin of the parade is from China
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10 Things to do in Myanmar
10 Things to do in Myanmar
Myanmar (also known as Burma prior to 1989), meaning a fast and strong people, is a beautiful country in Southeast Asia and hasn’t always been a popular tourist destination. With places like Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Cambodia etc. Myanmar hasn’t really been the one in the spotlight and isn’t the mainstream destination picked by any tourist when they decide to venture towards Southeast Asia
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