Festivals in the “off season”

A large part of any culture is what they choose to celebrate. I’d love to make it a goal to visit, participate in, and document the most popular celebrations around the world.

The below list is a selection of cool things that we could do. It’s not meant to be all-inclusive nor a checklist. However, these things don’t fall during the time we’re planning to be gone.

Summer/Fall

India/Nepal

  1. Diwali Festival of Lights (October/November)

South Korea

  1. Boryeong Mud Festival (Mid July)

Singapore

Taiwan

  1. Monkey Buffet Festival, Lopburi, end of November

Japan

  1. Obon Festival, August, floating lanterns

Indonesia

  1. Upacara Kasodo, mid-August monthly ritual

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