Tuesday, March 27, 2012


Mueng Petch Fair
1–6 April, Phetchaburi province
See a demonstration by skilled local craftspeople, accompanied by games, fireworks exhibitions and a beauty contest. Enjoy a fun day in the countryside for all!

Poi Sang Long Tradition
1–15 April, Mae Hong Son province
This time-honoured festival frequented by many Shan descendants celebrates the time at which a young boy enters into monkhood at a local Buddhist temple.

Betong Walking Street Festival
1–30 April, Yala province
Activities including eating Betong fried noodles, a chicken eating competition, a “myth of Betong” exhibition, local art and culture show, band, singing and dance contests and more!

Khao Phanom Rum Festival
2–7 April, Buriam province
Highlights include a rarely seen invocation ritual or buang suang ceremony, a procession to pay homage to the gods and celestial beings, a traditional I-San-style hope bai dinner and more!

Easter Sunday
April 8, nationwide
Today is the day that many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection with Easter eggs, hot cross buns and prayer. Events can be found throughout Thailand at churches and hotels.

13–15 April, nationwide
The time of year when the whole nation stops to celebrate the dawning of a new year with water blessings, water fights, paying respect to elders and general mayhem.

Phutket Bike Week
20–22 April, Patpong Beach, Phuket Island
Join scores of other motorbike enthusiasts to share your love of bikes and partake in such exhibitions, concerts, dinners, parties, rallies, conferences and even a tattoo contest! 

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