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May - Bun Bang Fai (Rocket Festival), Laos & Thailand

LAOS | Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | Views [5986]

Bun Bang Fai. Photo by [NeilsPhotography], Flickr.com Location: Throughout Laos and northeastern Thailand Date: Usually on the May full moon Level of Participation: 1 - join the crowd and watch the rockets fly Description: In Southeast ... Read more >

Tags: laos, nun bang fai, rocket festival, thailand, world festivals

April - Songkran Water Festival (Thai New Year), Thailand

THAILAND | Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | Views [11544] | Video

Location: Thailand Dates: 13–15 April Level of Participation: 5 – Songkran is a no-holds-barred water fight, and tourists are fair game, both to be soaked and to do the soaking. Description: The lunar New Year in Thailand marks a time when ... Read more >

Tags: songkran water festival, thai new year, thailand, world festivals

November - Lopburi Banquet, Thailand

THAILAND | Saturday, 30 Oct 2010 | Views [1788] | Video

Location: Lopburi, Thailand Dates: One day in November Level of Participation: 1 – watch the monkeys dine in style Description: In Lopburi, 90km north of Bangkok, take extra care of your valuables, ... Read more >

Tags: lopburi banquet, thailand, travel-safety, world festivals

October - River Festivals, Laos, Cambodia & Thailand

LAOS | Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [2735] | Video

Location: Laos, Cambodia and Thailand Dates: Full moon in late October or early November Level of Participation: 3 – send a boat to Naga Description: Also known as Ok Watsa, Laos’ Awk Phansa ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, laos, river festivals, thailand, world festivals

October - Vegetarian Festival, Thailand

THAILAND | Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [2133] | Video

Location: Jui Tui temple, Th Ranong, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand Dates: First nine days of the ninth month in the Chinese calendar (late September/early October) Level of Participation: 3 – receive fruit from ... Read more >

Tags: thailand, vegetarian festival, world festivals

November - Surin Elephant Round-Up, Thailand

THAILAND | Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Views [1299] | Video

Location: Sri Narong Stadium, Surin, Thailand Dates: Third weekend in November Level of Participation: 2 – cheer as an elephant scores a goal Description: Thousands of Thais and travellers stampede ... Read more >

Tags: surin elephant round-up, thailand, world festivals

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