BlogFest.Asia — — is a festival for bloggers and social media in Asia. Since 2009, DotAsia has supported the making of the region’s first international gathering of blogging and social media enthusiasts. Beyond BlogFest.Asia, DotAsia also actively supports associated blogger and community events in the region, including blogger conferences in China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taipei, etc., as well as other open and social community initiatives such as the Chinese Internet Research Conference (, Creative Commons in Asia (, Asia Open Source Software Centres (, and GNOME the most popular free desktop environment for GNU/Linux and UNIX-type operating systems (