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What’s On

What’s On

Naga Fireballs October 11 – 12, 2011 , Chon Buri Buffalo Races October 11 – 12, 2011 The Sakhon Nakhon Wax Castle Procession & Royal Trophy Long-Boat Races October 8 – 12, 2011 , Loi Krathong – Festival of Lights In Bangkok: November 1 – 30, 2011 Nationwide: November 5 – 13, 2011

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Sino-Thai trade and cultural ties span the centuries. In times past, sea-farers, marine merchants and traders sailed up the kingdom’s rivers with vessels laden with merchandise and precious goods including Chinese tea, silk and fine porcelain.

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A Festive Food Festival!

A Festive Food Festival!

Ask any tourist, expat or even a Thai, “What is the best feature of Thailand?” Sure, you will get answers ranging from “excellent service,” “beautiful beaches,” “friendly hospitality,” etc., but it is guaranteed that on everyone’s list will be the answer “The food!” Everyone loves the food here

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Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2010

Visa Cardholders Spend US$624 Million During Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2010 Thai businesses given a boost with spending topping 2009 figures; British, Americans topping list of spenders Bangkok, THAILAND, 1 September 2010 – The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2010 concluded on a positive note with a total spend of US$624 million by foreign Visa cardholders…

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Loi Krathong Festival of Lights

Loi Krathong Festival of Lights

In Bangkok: November 21, 2010 Nationwide: November 17 – 21, 2010 As the full moon of the twelfth lunar month (usually in mid-November) lights up the night sky, throughout the Thai kingdom, hundreds of thousands of ornately-decorated krathong or traditional banana leaf floats are set adrift in rivers and waterways in a spell-binding ritual called…

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 08 – 16 October 2010 The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is an annual event held during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It is believed that the vegetarian festival and its accompanying sacred rituals bestow good fortune upon those who religiously observe this rite. During this time, local residents of Chinese…

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Chon Buri Buffalo Races

Chon Buri Buffalo Races

Chon Buri Buffalo Races October 7, 2010 At the City Hall, Chon Buri The water buffalo has always played a significant role in agriculture in Thailand. In this yearly event, the creatures are seen in more unusual and entertaining ways than ploughing fields. They take part in buffalo races and contests pitting buffalo against man….

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Chumphon Traditional Boat Races

The Chumphon traditional boat race was highlighted as one of the unusual attractions under the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s ‘Unseen Thailand’ theme. While the winner of other traditional Thai long-boat races held nationwide is decided by the team that crosses the finishing line first, contestants in the Chumphon traditional boat races face an additional challenge….

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The Sakhon Nakhon Wax Castle Procession

The Sakhon Nakhon Wax Castle Procession

OCTOBER 23, 2010 THE SAKHON NAKHON WAX CASTLE PROCESSION & ROYAL TROPHY LONG-BOAT RACES At Wat Phra That Choeng Chum Temple, Sakon Nakhon To mark the end of Buddhist Lent or ‘Ok Pansa’, communities in Northeastern Thailand or ‘I-San’ stage an annual celebration consisting of a grand procession of meticulously-carved wax castles, long-boat races and…

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What’s on Thailand festivals

What’s on Thailand festivals August-September 2010

AUGUST 1 – SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
THE 9th HUA HIN/CHA-AM GOLF FESTIVAL 2010

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