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Dive the Buddha Image into the Water Festival 20178
Where: Phetchabun, Thailand
When:  Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The town residents of Phetchabun in north Thailand, 340 km from Bangkok, hold, every year, the Um Phra Dam Nam ceremonies in order to dive the Buddha statue in Pah Sak River. The events are mostly religious ceremonies.   The ceremony of washing the statue is held on the 15th day of the moon decrease, on the 10th month of the Thai lunar calendar. The habit of the statue’s washing is a result from a 400 years old local religion story. According to it, the statue was found in Pah Sak water.   The believers took it to...(read more)
Chon Buri (Chonburi) Buffalo Racing 2018
Where: Chon Buri, Thailand
When:  Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Chonburi is the capital of the province with the same name. It is located about 100 km east of Bangkok, near Pattaya. The town holds, every year, a unique festival of riding water buffalos contests. The events are held usually a day before the full moon of October. The great mammals are dressed with colored cloths and are decorated with bouquets of flowers.   In addition to the riding contests, other events like contests of the most beautiful buffalo wear, parades and various culture events take place. Pattaya - Online hotel...(read more)
Elephant Round-Up in Surin 2018
Where: Surin, Thailand
When:  Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018 - Estimated date !
As Thailand mourns the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, please check on the festival's website below, if the event is held as planned. Surin, which is located in North East Thailand, holds every year a colorful festival dedicated to elephants. The old festival started in 1960 and is held on the third weekend of November (Saturday – Sunday). The residents of Surin have an ancient tradition of raising and taming elephants as working animals.   In the last years, the economic value of the elephants as...(read more)
Standard Charterd Bangkok Marathon 2018
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
When:  Sunday, November 18, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018 - Estimated date !
The Marathon of Bangkok takes place, every year, in the second half of November. It is known by the numerous foreign runners who participate in the race side by side with thousands of locals from all over Thailand. The race course passes by historic sites, culture centers and neighborhood. The start and end point is located in Sanam Chai in front of The Royal Grand Palace. Bangkok - Online hotel reservations - Immediate Confirmation.
Laguna Phuket Triathlon 2018
Where: Phuket, Thailand
When:  Sunday, November 18, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018
Once a year, on end November, Phuket holds the leading and greatest triathlon contest in South East Asia. The multi-sport event includes swimming contests for 1.8 km, bike riding of 55 km distance and running of 12km. Phuket - Online hotel reservations, Immediate Confirmation.
Chiang Mai Yi Peng Lantern Festival 2018
Where: Chiang Mai, Thailand
When:  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - Friday, November 23, 2018
Chiang Mai Yi Peng Lantern Festival continues ancient local tradition. It is the version of North Thailand to the famous Loi Krathong fiestas - "Loi" means float, "Krathong" is a raft.  According to the belief, the flying balloons take with it all the troubles and the daily difficulties of the person who fly it. Thousands of people, local and tourists pour into town and the demand for accommodation is higher than usual, therefore it is advisable to check hotel prices and make reservations ahead of...(read more)
Loi (Loy) Krathong Festival 2018
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
When:  Thursday, November 22, 2018 - Thursday, November 22, 2018
Loi Krathong festival is unique in its beauty. The festival is held nationwide in Thailand where its events reach its climax on full moon of the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar (usually in November). Little boats carrying light candles are sailed on rivers and various cisterns.   The boats are made of banana tree and are decorated with banana leafs woven in marvelous shapes. Loi Krathong is an agricultural holiday.   The Water Goddess, Phra Mae Khongkha, is praised for giving water to the farmers for their crop....(read more)
Lopburi Monkey (Festival) Banquet 2018
Where: Lop Buri, Thailand
When:  Saturday, November 24, 2018 - Sunday, November 25, 2018
Lopburi is located 150 km north east to Bangkok. The town celebrates, every year, on the last Sunday of November a traditional monkey banquet (งานเลี้ยงโต๊ะจีนลิง). The queer events take place in San Phra Kan shrine and in Phra Prang Sam Yot shrine. In both places there is a large amount of monkeys.   This is a mass feeding fiesta of more than 3000 Long-tail macaque monkeys who live in the area. According to the local faith, feeding the monkeys brings good luck. In the banquet, long tables covered with red tablecloths are...(read more)
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