ASIA PA­CIFIC

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July 11-15 NAADAM FES­TI­VAL

This tra­di­tional event is said to be the best time to ex­pe­ri­ence the his­tory and no­madic cul­ture of Mon­go­lia. Held in the cap­i­tal city of Ulaan­baatar, the core of the fes­ti­val in­cludes three Mon­go­lian pas­times — wrestling, horse rac­ing and archery — where men (and some­times women too) bat­tle it out in sport.

July 20-22 WE THE FEST

With past acts in­clud­ing Big Sean and The Kooks, this mu­sic ex­trav­a­ganza has yet an­other phe­nom­e­nal line-up that in­cludes Aus­tralian in­die-pop singer Nick Mur­phy, Amer­i­can singer­song­writer Al­bert Ham­mond Jr of The Strokes and Grammy Award-win­ning singer Lorde. The event will take place at the Ji­expo Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre in Jakarta.

July 27-29 FUJI ROCK FES­TI­VAL

The 20th edi­tion of this mu­sic fes­ti­val at Ja­pan’s Naeba Ski Re­sort will see a stel­lar line-up of in­ter­na­tional names in­clud­ing award-win­ning hip hop artist Ken­drick La­mar, elec­tro artist Skrillex and vet­eran soul mu­si­cian Carla Thomas. Bob Dy­lan makes his 101st per­for­mance in Ja­pan on the fi­nal day.

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