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Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival in Yasothon 2018
Where: Yasothon, Thailand
When:  Friday, May 4, 2018 - Friday, May 4, 2018
Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival is held, yearly, in May in Yasothon at a park named Phaya Thaen. The event is known as the noisiest in Thailand. Giant home made modes of rockets are launched as a symbol and gesture to God for the sake of good rainy season. Good rains are needed in order to get large harvest of rice. The rockets are launched in a contest for the higher rocket. The drive is reached by using a mush of gunpowder squeezed into a bamboo. When the gunpowder is set on fire the explosion drives the rocket to the sky. The festival is...(read more)