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Christmas in Jakarta

By: Kenneth Yeung Criticising Jakarta’s shopping malls for their ostentatious Christmas displays is too easy. We can feel sickened by the crass commercialisation...

Christmas in the Philippines, By: Bryan Miraflor

Christmas in the Philippines – A testament of tropical rejoicing!

By: Joan Mae Soco-Bantayan The Philippines, being the only Christian nation in the whole of Asia, takes joy in the celebration of the Yuletide Season. It is the time...

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Idul Adha & the Inevitable End of Rambo 2

By: Jacobus E. Lato In the last two years, Idul Adha in Indonesia has meant the end for Rambo. Last year Rambo 1 was killed and today Rambo 2 was bitterly slain. It...

Idul Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice

Idul Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice...

Mooncakes, By: Aveoree

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival (or Zhongqiu Jie in Chinese) refers to a festival in East Asian and Southeast Asian countries celebrating the end of the autumn harvesting season...

The year of the dragon, by  Joseph Philo Powell

Chinese New Year: The Year of the Snake

By: Melissa Lin Come February 10 2013, Chinese folk all over the world celebrate the most important festival in Chinese culture, Chinese New Year. This festival marks...

Elephants made of paper and bamboo in Myanmar, By: Julia S Ferdinand

Elephant Dance Festival Myanmar

The Elephant Dance Festival lasts for two days and takes place in Myanmar. Life-size paper elephants with two people inside dance and sing throughout the city. The...

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Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2012

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2012 has chosen as its theme This Earth of Mankind: Bumi Manusia, from the title of an epic best selling book by one of...

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CINEMASIA PRESENTS ‘OUT & PROUD IN CHINA?’ AUGUST 3 DE BALIE IN AMSTERDAM

This Friday, CinemAsia presents ‘Out & Proud in China?’ during the Amsterdam Gay Pride festival – featuring the Chinese documentary “Our Story: 10-year...

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World Cinema Amsterdam Festival

This year's World Cinema Amsterdam Festiva focuses on Brazil. But that doesn't mean Asian cinema will go unnoticed. What to think of Indonesian filmmaker Edwin's...