BON ODORI Bon Odori (Japanese: 盆踊り), meaning simply Bon dance, is a style of dancing performed during Obon. Originally a Nenbutsu folk dance to welcome the spirits of the dead, the style of celebration varies in many aspects from region to region. Each region has a local dance, as well as different music. The music can be songs specifically pertinent to the … Continue reading Bon Odori, Malaysia.
Tanabata Tanabata, also known as the "star festival", takes place on the 7th day of the 7th month of the year, when, according to a Chinese legend, the two stars Altair and Vega, which are usually separated from each other by the milky way, are able to meet. The original Tanabata date was based on … Continue reading Tanabata Festival, Japan.
The Cameron Highlands (Malay: Tanah Tinggi Cameron) is Malaysia’s most extensive hill station. It occupies an area of 712 square kilometers (275 sq mi). To the north, its boundary touches that of Kelantan; to the west, it shares part of its border with Perak. The Cameron Highlands can be accessed by road via Tapah, Simpang Pulai, Gua Musang or Sungai Koyan. Tapah and Simpang Pulai are the two approaches from Perak. Gua Musang and Sungai … Continue reading Cameron Highland, Malaysia.
Tioman Island (Malay language: Pulau Tioman) is a mukim and an island in Rompin District, Pahang, Malaysia. It is located 32 kilometers (20 miles) off the east coast of the state, and is some 20 kilometers (12 miles) long and 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) wide. It has eight main villages, the largest and most populous being Kampung Tekek in the north. The … Continue reading Tioman Island, Malaysia.
TOKYO, JAPAN. Tokyo was originally known as Edo, which means "estuary". Its name was changed to Tokyo when it became the imperial capital with the arrival of Emperor Meiji in 1868, in line with the East Asian tradition of including the word capital (京) in the name of the capital city. During the … Continue reading Summer In Tokyo, Japan.
Kyoto is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5 million. Formerly the Imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, it is now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture located in the Kansai region, as well as a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan … Continue reading Summer In Kyoto, Japan.
Malacca , dubbed "The Historic State", is a state in Malaysia and located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Strait Of Malacca. The state is bordered by Negeri Sembilan to the north and west and Johor to the south. The exclave of Tanjung Tuan also borders Negeri Sembilan to the north. Its capital is Malacca … Continue reading Malacca City Of History