Public Holidays



Indonesia Independence Day

Indonesia Independence Day

Each year, on August 17th, the whole nation comes together in a riot of red and white for Independence Day.

Indonesia Independence Day

Indonesia Independence Day

Each year, on August 17th, the whole nation comes together in a riot of red and white for Independence Day.

Galungan Kuningan in Bali

Galungan and Kuningan

Galungan is a unique 10 day celebration commemorating good over evil in typically melodramatic style.

Seollal

Seollal Lunar New Year

Fancy clothes, mountains of food, gifts galore and three straight days of relaxing with the family: Koreans know how to do the New Year right! Check out the annual Seollal celebration and see for yourself.

Chinese New Year Fireworks

Chinese New Year

Bust out some red duds, grab a lantern and toast the Chinese New Year in style.

Fireworks during Tet

Tet Vietnamese New Year

Tet is the common name for the Vietnamese New Year (Vietnamese: Tết Nguyên Đán). It is by far the country’s most important holiday, and is a bit like combining Christmas, New Year’s, and your birthday into one celebration. Like Chinese New Year, Tet takes place on the first day of the first month of the […]

Lotus Lantern Festival

Lotus Lantern Festival in Seoul (Yeon Deung Hoe)

For three glorious days in May, when the Buddha turns a year older, Korea pulls out all the stops and throws the best birthday party ever.  

Gangneung Dano Festival

Dano Spring Festival

If you’re looking for time-honored traditions and a real experience of Korean culture set in a beautiful seaside location, Danoje is your festival.

Hari Raya Pausa,aka Idul Fitri and Eid

Hari Raya Aidilfitri across Southeast Asia

Idul Fitri, Hari Raya Puasa, Eid, Lebaran. A multitude of names but the premise is same – the irresistible urge to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Indonesia Independence Day

Indonesia Independence Day

Each year, on August 17th, the whole nation comes together in a riot of red and white for Independence Day.