The biggest continent in the world, Asia has witnessed several culture and traditions over the centuries. Even today, the traces of age-old culture and traditions can be seen during the popular festivals and events in Asia. In fact, each country of Asia has its own festivals and events that are celebrated in a unique way and showcase many interesting customs. Dotted with people of varied religious belief such as Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, and many other sects, Asia celebrates a number of religious festivals and events round the year.
While Hindus celebrate festivals like Deepawali, Dusshera and Holi, Muslims celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr and Eid-Ul-Azha. Christmas and Easter are celebrated by Christians, while Buddhists and Sikhs celebrate festivals like Buddha Poornima and Guru Parva respectively. In addition to these, most Asian countries celebrate special days like independence days, birthdays of monarch (Kings or Queens) or important personalities. From art and cultural festivals to flower or boat racing festivals, the people of Asia celebrate plenty of other festivals and events. Plan a holiday to Asian countries during famous festivals and events, and closely observe the continent's culture and traditions.