Archive for August, 2010
Majority of China public holidays are traditional holidays, some dating back to pre-Civil war era. The only international holidays observed here are New Year 1 January 2011 and May Day 1 May 2011. More >
Get excited this week with Jetstar?s sale. Fly with Jetstar and discover Asia from as little as $28. You will be spoilt for choice by the 19 destinations on sale. With prices this low, you will be enticed to explore all of Asia?s wonders. Snag those tickets before they are all gone! Sale fares are available for travel from 28 September 2010 to 25 May 2011. Limited availability during public holidays and weekends. More >
Mooncake Festival in Singapore
See updated article about Mooncake Festival
In Singapore, celebrations of the Mooncake festival is concentrated on the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival. From September to October, Chinatown?the beating heart of the Chinese in Singapore?is transformed into an extravaganza of shimmering lights, themed lanterns, street bazaars, and stage shows, all to pay homage to a festival that reaches back into the very roots of Chinese culture. More >
Here is a list of Singapore public holidays in 2012. As the official holiday calendar from MoM (Ministry of Manpower) will only be released sometime in mid-2011, just bear with this unofficial holiday calendar first. More >
With lots of new destinations and attractions, 2011 is certainly a very good year to visit Singapore. The two Integrated Resorts (Sentosa IR and Marina Bay IR) will be fully open by then, and the new shopping malls sprawling around the town will win the hearts of any shopaholic. With no major world-wide sporting event such as World Cup or the Olympics, the more reason for people to just relax in the lush spa’s around Singapore or enjoy the city buzz. More >
As we are approaching year 2011, the 2011 calendar can be quite handy in planning for holidays or task. Here is a free 2011 calendar download, courtesy of publicholiday.org. More >
We are now halfway into the Ramadhan 2010, the month of Fasting for the Muslims around the world, including in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines. More >
The Ramadhan is the month of Puasa / Fasting for the Muslims around the world, including in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines. How about next year? When will the Ramadhan 2011 start? More >
Hari Raya Idul Fitri, or the Festival of Eid, is commonly referred to as Lebaran in Indonesia.
When is the date of Lebaran 2010?
2010 Lebaran is expected to fall on Friday, 10 September 2010. However, please take note the Hari Raya Idul Fitri 2010 festival date is determined based on moon-sighting, so the date might change.
For more information on how Indonesians celebrate Lebaran, check out Hari Raya 2010 Across South East Asian Countries.
The Bulan Puasa or Ramadhan Month of 2010 is coming. Are you ready?
This year, the Ramadhan is expected to begin on or around 11 August 2010.
It will be jolly celebrated by Muslims in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, and many other countries.
To stay informed, read about the Puasa/Fasting Month of 2010.