Thailand for farang


The legendary Full Moon Party that takes place in Koh Pha Ngan is world famous, but what some people don’t know is that in Thailand several traditional celebration happen on a full moon. Many of their holidays depend on the lunar calendar. As opposed to the famous flamboyant Full Moon Party they have a honorable traditional celebration, which prohibits to consume or sell alcohol.

This is a list of Holidays and yearly celebrations in Thailand:

Wan Chakkri

Wan Chakkri or Chakri Dynasty Memorial Day is celebrated on the 6th of April each year. It is the commemoration of the foundation of...

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Father’s Day

Every 5th december Thailand celebrates father’s day. They celebrate this in a very different way as we Europeans do. First of all father’s day...

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Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong is an annual traditional full moon festival celebrated in Thailand. Loi Krathong takes place on the evening of the full moon of...

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Chulalongkorn Day

23 October is a public holiday in Thailand. It is the memorial day of King Chulalongkorn. King Chulalongkorn also known as Rama V passed...

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Wan Oak Phansa

Wan oak Phansa or วันออกพรรษา in Thai is the celebrated three lunar months after Khao Phansa. Wan oak Phansa occurs in october. It is...

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Mother's day

Mother’s day is a national Thai holiday. As opposed to other countries Mother’s day in Thailand is celebrated on the Queen’s birthday. Her Majesty...

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Khao Phansa

Khao Phansa is the first day of the Buddhist Lent. It is one of the most important religion events. Khao Phansa takes place on...

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Asanha Bucha Day

(July or August)

Asanha Bucha Day (sometimes written Asarnha Bucha Day or Asalha Bucha Day and อาสาฬหบูชา in Thai) is also know as Asalha Puja Day or...

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