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May 2012



World Diary

Festivals and Events from Around The World

May 5-6 | Sydney Showground, Australia

Utopia Music Festival
The Utopia Music Festival is a legendary Australian rave party put together just for you by some of Sydney’s foremost electronic-dance-music lovers. The event will feature seven international and 16 local DJs playing the best hard-dance, hard-trance, hard-style, happy hardcore and hardcore cuts currently doing the rounds. www.sydney.com

May 12-August 12 | Yeosu, South Korea

Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea
Don’t miss the opening of Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea, a mega international exposition that is this year expected to draw in over eight million visitors from 100 countries. This global expo aims to promote and generate awareness of the need to preserve oceans and coastal areas, all via a massive exhibition area, which will include the futuristic Theme Pavilion, the first offshore pavilion in Korea. www.expo2012.kr

May 18-20 | Tokyo, Japan

Sanja Matsuri

This annual festival is held to celebrate the three Shinto gods of the Sensoji Temple. Nearly two million people will visit Asakusa over the three days of the festival to watch lively parades of mikoshi or replica shrines, in which the gods are symbolically carried through the streets by swarms of devotees. www.jnto.go.jp/eng

May 21 - June 7 | One East ArtSpace, Singapore

La La Land

The La La Land art exhibition is aiming to generate awareness of emerging young artists such as Andre Tan, Soni Irawan, Lee Rui Xiang and Joyce Lee, whose works are influenced by music, design, street and pop cultures. Admission is free. www.oneeastasia.org

Important

LAGs (Liquid, Aerosols and Gels)

In accordance with standard aviation security rules, cabin baggage items carried on board in liquid form such as aerosol, gel, perfume, hairspray, deodorant, toothpaste and others are strictly limited. The amount of each item must not exceed 100 milliliters and the total amount of all mentioned items must not be more than 1 liter. Such items must also be safely wrapped in a transparent plastic container/bag.

The rule is effectively applicable since 31st March 2007 on all international routes, to and from any country.

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