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Another international sport event will be held in Indonesia; this time, it is MetaMan Triathlon, which will be held in Bintan, Riau Archipelago, on 23rd to 25th August 2014. Like other similar sport events such as Bintan Triathlon and Tour de Singkarak, this is a unique annual sport event that deftly combines sport and tourism, and definitely will attract contestants, spectators and tourists from around the world. Of course, this event will also boast Bintan as one of global tourist destinations, especially since the contestants and spectators...

Surabaya city in East Java, Indonesia will host Asian Fashion Week 2014 following a reschedule after Mongolia declared that they would not be able to host the show as previously scheduled. This biggest Asian fashion show will host designers from various Asian countries, from Southeast Asia and East Asia to South Asia and Middle East. The four days fashion event will bring many fashion enthusiasts, observers and of course designers from all over Asia to the second largest city in Indonesia. Surabaya is the second largest city in Indonesia,...

Do you like everything beautiful, like flowers? If yes, you must come to 2014 International Flower Festival in Tomohon, North Sulawesi. The biannual festival, which has been held since year 2008, always showcases all the most beautiful blooms grown in Tomohon area. This year’s festival will be likely to repeat its first festival, where 46 countries participated in amazing, colorful parades, exhibitions, and culture festivals. Being in this festival will remind you to the famous Flower Parade in Pasadena, Unites States, but with the more...

Jakarta is famous for many things, but one of the most prominent fame factors must be shopping. Shoppers from all parts of Indonesian archipelago know that they can shop until they drop in Jakarta, probably only competed by Singapore. Jakarta government knew this and made shopping feast as annual event. That’s right: now you can be in shopper’s paradise every year during Jakarta Great Sale, an annual event held with participations of both big stores or malls and small business owners. This year’s event will be held from June 7th...

Exotic Sumatra Island in Indonesia is packed with enthusiastic readers every year for Tour de Singkarak, which is an annual event of cycling tour held as one of tourist attractions in West Sumatra. This tour is a routine event in UCI Road Calendar for Asia Tour, and has drawn thousands of cyclists from around the world and all walks of life. With unique combination between sport and tourism event, the tour will again bring the cyclists in a long, well planned route around beautiful and interesting popular spots in West Sumatra. First...

Summary: Indonesia has large Chinese populations, and Chinese New Year customs in Indonesia reflect beautiful blend between Chinese and local cultures. Indonesia is a giant melting pot for various cultures, including Chinese. Therefore, Chinese New Year is an event that is hugely celebrated in this country. While the Chinese descendants in various areas still maintain the old traditions every year, the celebrations can also be enjoyed by other people, especially in Chinatown areas. Chinese New Year celebrations and customs in Indonesia...

Summary: Chinese New Year celebrations do not just belong to China; many Chinese communities around the world contribute to some unique New Year celebrations in the world. China has more than 2 billion of populations, and many of them migrate to other countries and form distinctive communities. It is now wonder that many Chinese traditions have been blended with local traditions and create unique traditions, such as Chinese New Year Traditions. If you visit any country that has Chinese populations, you will encounter something unique from...

Your Christmas traditions probably consist of setting up a tree in the house, baking cookies, giving presents and having Christmas dinner. However, some other countries have completely unique Christmas traditions that you will think very weird. Here is a quick look on several unique Christmas traditions in various countries in the world. La Befana, the Good Old Lady Santa Claus is the main character in many modern Christmas traditions, but the Italians have La Befana. She is an old lady that resembles a witch with her flying broom, but...

New Year is a very special moment when we leave the past year and enter the new era full of hope and good expectations. Many countries celebrate this by holding unique New Year celebrations in their own ways, which can be more than just lighting up fireworks and partying until you drop. Here are some unique ways, by which people around the world celebrate the coming of New Year. The New Year Grapes People in Madrid usually flock around Casa de Correos at Puerta de Sol Plaza, to wait for the big clock there to announce New Year’s Eve....

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Bermondsey (New Caledonian) Market, Long Lane and Bermondsey Street, London There is a saying in London that anything stolen and sold before sunrise is legal. With this tradition, Bermondsey Market, one of London’s main antiques markets, attracts early-rising dealers from all over and is a mecca for serious collectors. Each Friday the dealers set up their stalls...