Top 10 Events in Asia 2016 is entirely created by Richieast in order to plan your dream vacation in Asia for 2016. The New Year is going to be fulfilled with events and celebrations of all kind which gather thousands of tourists in the entire world. Choose your country and explore a world of customs, scientific news or relaxation moments across the amazing continent of Asia & Middle East
1 – Ati Atihan – 17 Jan in Khalibo Philippines
If you plan to visit Philippines in January, then Ati Atihan is the event you must not miss. It is considered one of the most important activities which celebrates Santa Nino and has also a religious connotation. You will find very interesting the cultural traditions and diversified ways to manifest. It is an event which attracts both locals and tourists being similar to a colorful carnival.
2 – Nuclear Power Asia – 20 -21 Jan, Jakarta, Indonesia
This strategic Conference represents the 7th edition of Nuclear Power Industry and targets a very sensitive subject – Nuclear energy. Nuclear Power Asia 2016 it is a symbol of evolution and technology progress being a Top 10 Events in Asia 2016 which offers new opportunities for the future. The congress takes place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Jakarta where over 400 participants are expected.
3 – Sapporo Snow Festival – 5 February Japan
Sapporo Snow Festival is a 7 days marvelous event which literally blocks the entire city of Sapporo (Capital of Hokkaido) taking place in important districts. This in not only a Top 10 Events in Asia 2016, but it also a traditional festival, where the best local or international ice sculptors come to expose their work of art. Each year more than 2 million tourists come to admire the Sapporo Snow Festival, enjoy the snow slopes, icy concerts or just to take breathtaking pictures of the ice castles.
4 – Chinese New Year – 8 February 2016
Chinese New Year will start on 7th February 2016 as the New Year’s Eve day and for 7 days and 7 nights the Chinese people will celebrate non-stop without working an hour. 2016 according to Chinese classification is the year of the Monkey ( for those who were born in 1944, 1956, 1968, 1992 or 2004 ).It is one of the most wanted celebrations in China, famous in the entire world for enormous fireworks and grand celebrations throughout China. The event is definitely a Top 10 Events in Asia 2016 and it is also a reason for travelers to come and admire traditional Chinese customs being a multi media event.
5 – Singapore Air SHOW – 16 -21 Feb 2016
Singapore Air Show takes place at every two years and it is the largest aviation show in Asia. The event gathers important leaders of aviation throughout the world but also strategic governmental delegations which take part at the Leadership Summit. Being a Top 10 Events in Asia 2016, Singapore Air Show it is the perfect occasion to establish military partnerships and alliances in the south Asian region. All types of aircrafts will be exposed from simulators, plane parts and the latest prototypes of advanced technology. Tourists will be delighted to admire the sky full of acrobatic planes where pilots will show off incredible skills.
6 – Prowine Asia 2016 – 12-15 april 2016
If you spend more time in Singapore then after participating at the Singapore Air Show 2016 you must also attend the Prowine Asia 2016 in April, Richieast’s next Top 10 Events in Asia 2016. Presented as the World’s Leading Wines & Spirits Trade Fair, local and international manufacturers will present you their finest collections. Feel free to taste all types of wines or spirits and buy as many bottles as you wish because exhibitors are ready to offer considerable discounts. Between 12 – 15 April 2016 at the Singapore Expo Hall 10, the world of drinks will be waiting to be explored.
7 – Ansan Valley Rock Festival – July 2016, Ansan South Korea
Nature Park on Daebu Island is going to host in July, the largest rock festival in South Korea. This top 10 Events in Asia 2016 takes place in Ansan and it is divided into three or four stages from small to big, each having its own region where even amateurs can step up and give live performances. On the big stage international bands are invited to give concerts for thousands of rock fans who even choose to camp next to the stage. It is the perfect occasion to have a good time with friends and meet new people being the one of the most desired event for Korean youngsters and expats.
8 – Yi Peng Lantern Festival – nov 2016 Chiang Mai , Thailand
Yi Peng ( the second month in translation ) takes place in Northern Thailand being just a part from the national lantern festival in Thailand. According to the Lanna Calendar, the second month is November and the festival starts at the full moon. Yi Peng Event it is a Top 10 Events in Asia 2016 and also the largest religious festivity, when people show respect to Buddha by lighting up thousands of sky lanterns. In other regions of Thailand, lanterns flow on rivers but every festival is accompanied by fireworks and parades. The view is absolutely breathtaking when all the lanterns light up the dark sky.
9 – Hajj – sept 2016 Mecca
Between 8th – 13th September the Hajj pilgrimage takes place in the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, being also a Top 10 Events in Asia 2016. According to tradition, Hajj must be completed at least once in a lifetime by a Muslim who needs to be both financially and physically able to perform the ritual. Dressed in white clothes Muslims from all over the world gather around the famous black stone known as Kaaba and drink water from Zamzam holy spring. During the event, pilgrims also visit the Prophet Mohammed Mosque in the city of Medina, in a march of solidarity for people and submission to Allah.
10 – Guru Nanak Jayanti – nov 2016
Amritsar city of India represents a well known tourist location famous for Golden Temple and many other attractions. On November 2016, the Guru Nanak Jayanti, our latest Top 10 Events in Asia 2016 will take place. This sacred ceremony is a celebration for the birth of the first Sikh Guru ( Guru Nanak ) and with 2 days before the festival people do the Akhand Paath ( continuous reading of the Sikh Scripture ). Pilgrims travel in large number to the birthplace of Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib where they seek for peace and blessing, a place where they can pray in peace.