Loy Krathong Suhkothai Thailand Travel Guide

Thailand Travel Guide Loy Krathong Suhkothai

One of the country's most popular festivals, Loy Krathong, will be held this year on Saturday, Nov 11. On the full-moon night of the 12th lunar month, people nationwide congregate beside streams, canals and other bodies of water to float krathongs and wish for good times to come. The event is often accompanied by entertainment, a Nang Noppamas beauty pageant and more. Several of the country's major tourist sites plan special festivities over two or more days to mark the occasion:- Ayutthaya will hold the Bang Sai Loy Krathong Festival at the Bang Sai Royal Arts and Crafts Centre from Nov 11-12. Exhibitions of local handicrafts will complement other events.
  • The Sukhothai Historical Park will have events on Nov 10 and 11, including a fireworks display, cultural performances and a light-and-sound show.


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Loy Krathong Suhkothai Thailand Travel Guide

Drum festival Phattalung Thailand Travel Guide

The annual Phon drumming contest and Buddha image procession will be held from today until Saturday at the Provincial Hall and Saensuklampam Beach in Phattalung province. Decorative boat competitions and merit-making are also featured. For details, contact the local TAT office at (075) 346515.
Drum festival Phattalung Thailand Travel Guide

Sunflower Season Mae Hong Son Thailand Travel Guide

From now until mid-December, the hills and valleys of Mae Hong Son will be filled with sunflowers. Doi Mae U-kor in Khun Yuam district is one of the prime viewing sites.uHands-on harvest: The Centre for Ecological Economics of Chulalongkorn University plans an outing to Ayutthaya for a hands-on experience of rice harvesting from Nov 24-26. For more details, call Khun Zcongklod, 218-6293, 01-9239461.
Sunflower Season Mae Hong Son Thailand Travel Guide

Longboat races Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand Travel Guide

Nakhon Ratchasima will hold the Phimai Longboat Races and Festival at Prasat Hin Phimai from Nov 8-12. The traditional long boat races are expected to draw thousands of visitors. The event will be enhanced by a light-and-sound presentation at Prasat Hin Phimai, local art and cultural performances, products sales and exhibitions. Tickets for the show are 200, 300 and 500 baht, and can be obtained from the Tourism Authority in Bangkok and local TAT offices until tomorrow. Admission to the boat races is only 10 baht per person. For details, call (044) 21-666, 213030.
Longboat races Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand Travel Guide

River Kwae Festival Kanchanaburi Thailand Travel Guide

This year's River Kwae Bridge festival will be held from Nov 25 to Dec 7 at the world-renowned bridge in Kanchanaburi. Highlights will include nightly light-and-sound presentations, historical exhibitions, a carnival, folk and cultural performances.Contact the local Tourism Authority of Thailand office for more details at (034) 511200.
River Kwae Festival Kanchanaburi Thailand Travel Guide