Festivaler i Sydostasien

Vi säljer festivalbilder från Sydostasien. Här kan du bl.a. se bilder från:

  • Chiang Mai Flower Festival, Thailand.
  • Dinagyang, Iloilo city, Filippinerna
  • Sinulog, Cebu city, Filippinerna
  • Ati Atihan, Kalibo city, Filippinerna
  • Ati Atihan, Boracay, Filippinerna.

Längre ner på sidan finns en beskrivning av festivalerna. Du kan också läsa ett blogginlägg om festivaler i Filippinerna.

Chiang Mai Flower Festival

Chiang Mai, Thailand, is known as the Rose of the North, but it really blooms into life in early February, towards the end of the cool season. Every year on the first weekend of February, the Chiang Mai Flower Festival exhibitions open. The Flower Festival Parade starts on Saturday morning. The parade lines up along Charoen Muang Road. After passing the viewing stand the parade moves up Tha Pae Road to Tha Pae Gate and then turns left and follows the moat round to Suan Buak Haad.

Bilder från Chiang Mai Flower Festival.

Chiang Mai Flower Festival.

Dinagyang Festival, Iloilo city

The Dinagyang is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, Philippines, held on the fourth Sunday of January, or right after the Sinulog In Cebu and the Ati-Atihan in Aklan. It is held both to honor the Santo Niño and to celebrate the arrival on Panay of Malay settlers and the subsequent selling of the island to them by the Atis. See more

Bilder från Dinagyang festival, Iloilo city.

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Sinulog Festival, Cebu City

The Sinulog festival is one of the grandest and most colorful festivals in the Philippines with a very rich history. The main festival is held each year on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City to honor the Santo Niño, or the child Jesus, who used to be the patron saint of the whole province of Cebu (since in the Catholic faith Jesus is not a saint, but God). It is essentially a dance ritual which remembers the Filipino people’s pagan past and their acceptance of Christianity.

Bilder från Sinulog festival, Cebu city.

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Ati-Atihan Festival, Kalibo city

The Ati-Atihan Festival is a feast held annually in January in honor of the Santo Niño (Infant Jesus), concluding on the third Sunday, in the island and town of Kalibo, Aklan in the Philippines. Ati-atihan means "to be like aetas"or "make believe ati's." Aetas were the primary settlers in the islands according to history books. They too are the earliest settlers of Panay Island where the province of Aklan is.

Bilder från Ati-Atihan Festival, Kalibo city

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Ati-Atihan Festival, Boracay island

The roots of the Ati-Atihan Festival in Boracay, Philippines, can be traced to a combination of the religious beliefs of the natives and Christianity. Simply put, the natives combined the missionaries teachings of Christianity with their own beliefs.

Bilder från Ati-Atihan Boracay festival.

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