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Festivals in Thailand | Calendar

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Thai Festival Calendar
Songkran Water Festival

Thailand is a highly traditional Buddhist culture with strong reverence to their Royal Family both in the present and in the past. In addition, the Thai have taken on many Western Festivals also. Combined this means there normally every month a lively and fun festival to enjoy. There are many beautiful festivals in Thailand throughout the year. The ones listed on this page are the main ones:

วันปีใหม่                 (wan bpee mài)                    New Year’s Day.

วันเด็ก                   (wan dèk)                           Children Day

วันแห่งความรัก         (wan hàeng kwam rúk)           Valentine’s Day

วันตรุษจีน               (wan dtrùt jeen)                   Chinese New Year Day.

วันมาฆบูชา              (wan maa ká boo-cha)           Makha Bucha Day

วันจักรี                   (wan jùg-gree)                     Chakri Memorial Day.

วันสงกรานต์             (wan sǒng gran)                   Songkran Festival Day.

วันแรงงาน               (wan raeng ngan)                 Nationnal Labour Day

วันฉัตรมงคล            (wan chàt mong-kon)            Coronation Day.

พิธีแรกนาขวัญ          (pì-tee râek na kwǎn)          Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day

วันวิสาขบูชา            (wan wí sǎ kà boo-cha)        Visakha Bucha Day.

วันอาสาฬหบูชา        (wan ar-sǎn-hà boo-cha)  Asanha Bucha Day.

วันเข้าพรรษา            (wankâo pan-sǎ)                Buddhist LentDay.King Rama V

วันแม่                         (wan mâe)                             H.M.The Queen’s Birth Day(Mother’s Day)

วันปิยะมหาราช        (wan bpì yá má hǎ rât)      Chulalongkorn Memorail Day

วันออกพรรษา          (wanòrk pan-sǎ)                  End of Buddhist Lent Day

วันลอยกระทง           (wan loy grà-tong)                Loy Kratong Day

วันพ่อ                          (wan pôr)                                H.M.The King’s birth Day(Father’s Day)

วันรัฐธรรมนูญ           (wan ráttà tammá noon)    Constitution Day

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