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Yi Torch Festival

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Light up your Torches at the Torch Festival / Fire Festival When it happens: June 24 to 25 Where it happen: China History: According to some experts, the origin of Torch Festival (火把节)originated during ancient times based on the calendar of the Bai and Yi people. The calendar includes 10 months with 36 days in [...]

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Maha Shivaratri 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maha Shivaratri 2013 When it happens: February – March(10th March 2013) Where it happens: All over India History: Maha Shivaratri 2013 means the ‘great night of Lord Shiva’ (‘ratri’ meaning night). There are many legends associated with the celebration of this occasion. It is said that on this day Shiva married his beloved Parvati and [...]

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Qingming Festival – 清明节 2013

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Celebrating the Dead during the Qingming Festival  Qingming Festival – 清明节 2013 When it happens: April 4 2013 Where it happens: China History: The Qingming Festival is based on the story of a man names Jie Zitui. Jie Zitui is a faithful servant of Duke Wen. He even prepared his master a meat soup made [...]

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Hue Festival 2013 Vietnam

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Something to Remember About in Hue Festival  Vietnam Hue Festival 2013 When it happens: First Week of June 2013(Expected to fall) Where it happens: Hue, Vietnam History: Hue Festival is the main annual event of the city. It is held every June in the city of Hue to celebrate the spirit of unity and harmony. [...]

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Cambodia Public Holidays 2012 Calendar

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cambodia Holiday Calendar 2012 Cambodia homes the world’s oldest Hindu temple built by great Cambodian emperors in the medieval period. It is an architectural marvel that enthralls every traveler who visits Cambodia. As a nation, it was surrounded by other tourist places in Asia such as Thailand and Laos, Cambodia registers millions of visitors every [...]

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