What’s On January

We bring you unmissable events and dates for your diary from around the globe.



WAW Festeaval 2019, Wonosari Agro Tourism Tea Plantation, Malang

The 2019 WAW Festeaval, a festivity for tea lovers, was held on December 7–8, 2019 at the Wonosari Agro Tourism Tea Plantation in Malang, East Java. During the two-day event, visitors satisfied their love for tea and enjoyed a variety of activities, such as tea brewing, tea talk shows, fun biking, and walking in the tea garden, as well as games and competitions with millions of rupiah-worth of prizes. With ‘Tea Up Your Day’ as the slogan, the event also encouraged young millennial visitors to develop enthusiasm for tea. A groundbreaking initiative by PT Perkebunan Nusantara XII (PTPN XII), a state-owned plantation company, the festival also served as the launch party of the newly refurbished and rebranded Wonosari Agro Tourism Tea Plantation.


Sydney Festival, January 8–26

Enjoy a feast of internationally acclaimed performing and visual arts under the summer sun at numerous sites across Sydney, from the city centre to the Opera House and Festival Village in Hyde Park.


Concerts in the Park, selected Sundays January and February, Chulalongkorn University Centenary Park, Bangkok

Relax at a free, open-air concert by the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra incorporating a melodic mixture of Thai and Western music.


Natural History Museum Ice Rink, until January 12, London

See one of London’s best-loved museums from a new perspective at an open-air ice-rink festooned with fairy lights for a magical atmosphere. There’s an alpine-style café-bar for warming up afterwards. visitlondon.com