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Teachers' Day

In many countries, Teachers' Days are intended to be special days for the appreciation of teachersWorld Teachers' Day is celebrated across the world on October 5. Ever since the importance of teachers has been recognized by UNESCO, by adopting the "Recommendation concerning the status of teachers", World Teachers' Day has been celebrated annually.[1] This includes celebrations to honor the teachers for their special contribution in a particular field area or the community in general.

Children's Day of Thailand


On the second Saturday of January the Thai people celebrate Children's Day by taking their children out to have fun. Many local authorities organise special events and other places of interests usually let children in for half price or even for free on this day.


We take a look at what's new, rare and curious at Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2011

The name Royal Flora Ratchaphruek has become almost synonymous with Chiang Mai, which was home to the world-class horticultural exhibition hosted by the government in 2006 in honour of the 60th anniversary of His Majesty the King's accession to the throne. Running for three months, the exposition was a resounding success, drawing more than three million visitors from across the globe.


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Phuk Siew or Friendship Making, an ancient and beautiful event for the people of I-san has been practiced for over a century. As it is considered a very important event, Phuk Siew has therefore been organised together iwth the silk festival. As a result, this has become an annual ceremony of the people of Khon Kaen since 1980. "Siew" (a word for "friend" in Northeastern dialect) refers to 2 people who are full of great loyalty, sincerity and share a close relationship with one another. nothing, even death, will put them apart.



Festival running buffalo.

Festival running buffalo.

Running buffalo tradition. Is traditionally held every year in the 14 lunar months, 11 days before the end of Buddhist Lent is traditionally a heritage. The ancestors to the present. Reimbursement for the buffalo and the buffalo to rest. From the stomach of. To be consistent with the belief that If any year, no. Buffalo buffalo ran that year, it is very contagious. To express gratitude to the buffalo, the animal needed to do the job. In order to meet the same villagers. Most work in the municipal register. Bung district. But the same people. Known locally.But now it's tradition, a tradition I hope Buffalo City. Famous is known far and wide, both Thai and foreigners. 

In the tradition of running buffalo. Buffalo Run is a tradition associated with it. Superstition at that. If the one Buffalo illness. Buffalo should be the owner of the buffalo. On the satyr. And when it is usually required to run a votive offering in the next few years, the villagers brought their buffalo running free, but early in order to prevent illness. 

The Buddhist belief in it. Of the villagers were gathered together. In the Ram Temple in Chon Buri Buffalo to put artificial Ecrืeagkanฑs someone you were at the temple. Adjacent to wait for a sermon preached during these skirts. As a child I had a buffalo. Buffalo to take his bath at the temple pond. When people take their buffalo, they were there. Buffalo won the tournament going on. To test the health, strength and competition in the early stages, it is only the buffalo when running in a given and do not fall out of the buffalo, I believe that running buffalo have been developed up there running around the market. At the end of Buddhist Lent Festival, a day before the free market people will wait to see the buffalo, the buffalo ran a beautifully decorated and very exquisite buffalo ran into a tradition. 


Phra Samut Chedi Temple Fair!



The main event of the year is the Phra Samut Chedi Temple Fair which is held on both sides of the river. This is a celebration of the chedi for nine days and nine nights commencing the fifth waning moon day of the 11th lunar month. This is usually in October. In preparation for this important event, many people work together in sewing a large red cloth to wrap around the chedi.

The event starts with a parade on the east bank of the river. Students from all around the province take part. Starting at the City Hall, the red cloth and the large parade winds itself through the streets of Samut Prakan before ending back at the river. Here the red cloth is transported upriver to Phra Pradaeng where the local people there have an opportunity to pay their respects. The journey ends at Phra Samut Chedi, about four hours after it started. Here, the cloth is ceremoniously paraded clockwise around the temple three times. Members of the Rungjaeng family are the only ones allowed to climb up the steep chedi to wrap the sacred cloth around it.

More than just flower power


The International Horticultural Exposition returns to Chiang Mai next month and it promises to be an amazing showcase of gardens from around the world.

We all know Chiang Mai is the best winter destination, where we chill out in the mild breeze, admire the blue sky and inhale the fragrance of beautiful blooms. This year, it will be even more tempting, as the "Rose of Lanna" is putting on the International Horticultural Exposition: Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2011 from November 9 to February 15.



Songkran Festival


The Songkran festival

The date of the festival was originally set by astrological calculation, but it is now fixed. If these days fall on a weekend, the missed days off are taken on the weekdays immediately following. If they fall in the middle of the week, many Thai take off from the previous Friday until the following Monday. Songkran falls in the hottest time of the year in Thailand, at the end of the dry season. Until 1888 the Thai New Year was the beginning of the year in Thailand; thereafter 1 April was used until 1940. 1 January is now the beginning of the year. The traditional Thai New Year has been a national holiday since then.

Chiang Mai Flower Festival


 The festival is held in Nong Buak Hat Park, at the foot of Nawarat Bridge and Khuang Pratu Tha Pae area. The highlight of the festival is the car parade of which each car is colourfully decorated with flowers at their best to win the competition. The street along the parade is decorated with plants and flowers, an ideal for photo hunters. Flower exhibition, beauty pageant, local product stalls are included in the festival as well as music performance to entertain the audience. The festival is held every year at around the first week of February.

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Date: 19-20 November 2011
Venue: Srinarong Stadium, Surin

For centuries the inhabitants of Surin were renowned for their ability to catch and train elephants, indispensible creatures employed in both labor and war. In fact the Thai elephant has had a historic importance to Thai culture in innumerable ways. A Thai elephant had even graced the national flag during the reign of King Rama II.


The event will be held on the last Sunday of November every year.

DATE: 27th November 2011
Time: 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Date: 9 November 2011 - 15 February 2012 Venue: The Royal Park Ratchaphruek, Mae Hia District in the provincial town of Chiang Mai 

The International Horticultural Exposition or known as the Royal Flora Ratchaphruek Fair is aimed to mark and celebrate the three auspicious occasions - HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 84th birthday anniversary in 2011, Queen Sirikit's 80th birthday anniversary and Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn's 60 birthday anniversary in 2012. 

Vegetarian Festival

Vegetarian Festival 

chana : 九皇; English. : Nine Emperor Gods Festival), or some of the beaches to eat vegetables . is a traditional style. Taoist. a total of 9 days, set the date according lunar calendar is. Starting from the first evening of the ninth lunar month, 9 according Calendar China every year. Originating from China for a long time. The legend of the legend the Vegetarian Festival held in the country in Southeast Asia. and. Singapore , Malaysia. and Thailand. as well as islands of Montreal. in Indonesia. and vegetarianism in 9 is believed to occur approximately May Since the 2170 match. Ayutthaya Kingdom.



Yi Peng Festival

Yi Peng is held on a full moon of the 2nd month of the Lanna calendar ("Yi" meaning "2nd" and "Peng" meaning "month" in the Lanna language).

A multitude of lanna-style sky lanterns, literally "floating lanterns" are launched into the air where they resemble large flocks of giant fluorescent jellyfish gracefully floating by through the sky. 


Buffalo Racing


 DATE: 11th October 2011 (full dates TBC)
VENUE: The field in front of Chonburi Provincial Hall.

The races are taken very seriously by the owners of the buffaloes. Prizes for the first nose past the finishing line guarantee owners go to considerable lengths to ensure their buffaloes are in tip-top condition. Clouds of dust rise as these hefty animals pound down the short course at an alarming speed, reminiscent of a stampede. The crowd roars in support of the favourites and the atmosphere is as an enthralling as watching thoroughbred race horses.

The Songkran festival

The Songkran festival is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year's Day from 13 to 15 April. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia


Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok will be hosting the 12th Annual World Gourmet Festival at the hotel from September 5 to 11, 2011.

Since its inception, the festival has grown in prominence to feature an extraordinary lineup of some of the best chefs from across the globe. Gourmet festivals exist throughout the world, but only Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok brings award-winning master chefs under one roof for a week-long celebration of outstanding food and superb wines.


  For one week in September 2011 the air of Koh Samui in Thailand will be once again filled with Jazz Music. Koh Samui has gained it's spot as international leisure and travel destination. People love to come here to experience the warm and welcoming hospitality on the island and to indulge themselves in the tropical lifestyle - and we are happy to spoil our visitors with yet another attraction: The Samui International Jazz Music Festival.

Ayutthaya to Host World Expo 2020


  Ayutthaya was the capital of Thailand.The kingdom existed from 1350 to 1767. Ayutthaya was originally named Krung Kao, later the province was renamed to Phranakhon Si Ayutthaya in 1919.
The province slogan is "Old capital city, food larder of the country, poet laureates galore, and national heroes. Ayutthaya is 75 kilometers north of Bangkok. There are many old ruined places in the city including Ayutthaya Historical Park. There were also three other palaces in Ayutthaya: Grand Palace, Chantharakasem Palace or the Front Palace, and Wang Lang or the Rear Palace. 
 The city is truly full of history of the Ayutthaya kingdom, the former capital of Thailand. Nowadays, Ayutthaya province becomes one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand. Undoubtedly, Ayutthaya finally has chosen to be the host of the World's Expo 2020. World Expositions are international exhibitions licensed to and organized by member countries of the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), which both supervises and regulates these expositions.

Thailand only joined the BIE as an official member in 1998, although Thailand has been participating in the international exhibitions since 1862.

A World Expo today is regarded as the third most significant global event in terms of its economic and cultural impact, after the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup.




Songkran is the Thai New Year's Day tradition since ancient times.
It is a beautiful tradition of caring, gentle and full of gratitude, fun atmosphere of warmth, mutual respect and dignity.
Reflected. The nature of Thai as well. Using water as a medium in a relationship. The Festival falls on the 13,14, and 15 April of each year. The government has declared a public holiday as well. For people working in the area have returned to their homeland. To merit. Parent families to visit and enjoy. Friends. [Click here to see (the legend) Day is intended].

History and the New Year's Day in Thailand.
In ancient Thailand, we hold the day camp is a lunar month lunar New Year which will be considered during the past winter (winter), the start of the year.
It would be late November or December following the motto was changed to Brahman. The roots of the natural and seasonal produce. New Year's Day is a day of a lunar month, or about 5 April. The basis for the new year by holding a day Hulsakrach Songkran New Year's Day in the year 2432 when King Rama V. Has determined that on April 1 as New Year's Day, which is the solar instead. Until the year 2483 the Thai government, the Field Marshal. Pibulsonggram has declared January 1 as New Year's Day. Which the new style so popular since 2484 since we have a New Year's Day falls on January 1 and used until now.   Songkran Thai New Year.
We will count on January 1 of each year as New Year's Day as a cosmopolitan, but with extra features and activities that local people have traditionally practiced since ancient times, whether it's something to eat.
Devoted father of charity upon the deceased wishes to pour water out of water. The splashing of water. And various carnival games. The majority of these people also hold the Songkran Thai New Year. A season of generosity. Complementary to each other commitments. The meaning of Songkran.

     The word "Songkran" comes from the Sanskrit word which means "stepping up" or "pass" or "move" refers to the movement of the sun from one zodiac to another one I like.
Phytochemistry column moves from Pisces to Gemini. This is a normal phenomenon that occurs every month. Known as the Festival month. Except that the sun moves into Aries, whenever it is called that. "Songkran" which means to step up big time. This is important. It is considered today as the motto was a Brahmin. By the solar It was around the 13,14 or 15 April, the day will be named as follows.

April 13,
called the "Songkran" means. The sun moves into Aries again. After I passed into the other until 12 months.
April 14 called "Wannena" means.
Information on the means. The sun moves from Pisces into Aries, which began last year. Back at the finish.
On April 15 called "Wannetlingsk" is the new Hulsakrach.
The date of the new era. Assigned these days is to make sure the sun from Pisces to Aries, at least 1 degree.

Three days. If you see Anounce. And calculations based on astrology, but it does not match what is error, such as Songkran. May be the day. April 14 instead of April 13, but to remember. Has determined that, as noted above. Songkran valuable material.



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