Posts Tagged with "events"

Don’t Miss! Culture ONE 2012: Bangkok’s International Outdoor Dance Music Festival

Sunday, September 30, 2012

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Don’t Miss! Culture ONE 2012: Bangkok’s International Outdoor Dance Music Festival

Here at S.E.A Backpacker, we love to tell backpackers about events and festivals that you won't find in your Guide Book. Events that your average tourist can only dream about! Far away from the noodle stalls and tuk tuks, witness an ultra modern edge of Thai culture where the new generation of music lovers are expressing themselves. Forget your phrase book. All nationalities mingle here through the universal language of music and dance. With more than 30 artists in the line-up, blasting out everything from House to Trance, Electro to Dubstep, Indie Pop to Rock, this festival is not to be missed...

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Phangan Film Festival: Bringing Culture to Thailand’s Famous Full Moon Party Island

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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Phangan Film Festival: Bringing Culture to Thailand’s Famous Full Moon Party Island

The beautiful, tropical island of Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand has long been stereotyped as a 'party island,' due to the monthly 'Full Moon Party' taking place on Haad Rin Beach. However, recently the island is becoming a centre for arts and culture in Thailand, with the rise of independent events such as the highly-acclaimed, Phangan Film Festival. Held in 2012 on 24th - 26th February, the festival hosts a diverse range of global films; from a documentary about global warming, to a film exploring punk-rock and spirituality to a short movie portraying the magic island of Bali, Indonesia. Making a well-needed cultural change from the usual backpacker event, this festival is definitely one to put on your travel itinerary...

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Grand Opening of the New S.E.A Backpacker Office in Chiang Mai!

Friday, December 2, 2011

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Grand Opening of the New S.E.A Backpacker Office in Chiang Mai!

The S.E.A Backpacker Office is now open in the heart of the backpacker district of Chiang Mai! Now you can see us in action and find out what we get up to every day of the week... are you sure you want to know? Let's forget the word 'office' for a minute, as there are no suits, photocopiers and miserable secretaries here! Just like the magazine is a 'travel diary' for everyone, we want to open up the doors and invite everyone to join in creating a meeting place and travel hub for backpackers in South East Asia. A place where people can share ideas, get advice for their trip and most importantly be inspired. All welcome!

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Happy Chinese New Year! The Year of the Rabbit, 2011

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

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Happy Chinese New Year! The Year of the Rabbit, 2011

On 3rd February 2011 Chinese communities all over Southeast Asia will welcome in the New Year of the Rabbit. As dragon dances parade the streets and firecrackers fill the air, people hang red lanterns, give lucky red envelopes and pray for good fortune in the coming twelve months. But what does the Year of the Rabbit have in store? And why do people wear red at Chinese New Year?

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