Exploring Amazing Thailand
Exploring Amazing Thailand
Exploring Amazing Thailand
Exploring Amazing Thailand
Exploring Amazing ThailandThailand is one of the many countries in Asia that is considered a great tourist destination. This is because of its amazing history that has left behind a huge number of ancient buildings and archeological sites that people from across the world love to explore.

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Thailand is a country at the center of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia. Thailand is the 20th-most populous country in the world and has a population of more than 66 million people. It’s capital and largest city is Bangkok, which is the country’s commercial, cultural and industrial hub. Manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism are leading sectors of the economy. Among the ten ASEAN countries, Thailand ranks third in quality of life.

 

Thailand - 2019 Holidays & Observances

Date

Holiday Name

Holiday Type

01-Jan

New Year's Day

National holiday

05-Feb

Chinese Lunar New Year's Day

Observance

19-Feb

Makha Bucha

National holiday

06-Apr

Chakri Day

National holiday

13-16-Apr

Songkran

National holiday

01-May

Labour Day National holiday

20-May

Visakha Bucha

National holiday

22-May

Royal Ploughing Ceremony

Season

16-Jul

Asalha Bucha Day

National holiday

17-Jul

Buddhist Lent Day

National holiday

29-Jul

The King's Birthday Observed

12-Aug

Mother's Day

National holiday

12-Aug

The Queen's Birthday Observed

14-Oct

The passing of King Bhumibol

Observed

23-Oct

Chulalongkorn Day National holiday

05-Dec

Father's Day

National holiday

05-Dec

King Bhumibol's Birthday National holiday

10-Dec

Constitution Day National holiday

25-Dec

Christmas Day

Observance

31-Dec

New Year's Eve

National holiday


 

 


Western New Year

In the age of globalization, Western New Year is also celebrated throughout Thailand. Restaurants, cafes, hotels and nightclubs organize special kind of musical performances for the New Year celebrations. People also assemble in the public squares to see colorful fireworks displays in the New Year eve.

Maghe Puja

Maghe Puja is an important Buddhist festival celebrated in only 4 countries: Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. The spiritual aims of the day are: not to commit any kind of sins; do only good; purify one's mind. This is an occasion when Buddhists tend to go to the temple to perform merit-making activities

Songkran Festival

Of all the  feasts and festivals in Thailand, which are many, the Songkran Festival is the most striking. It is the Thai New Year

Coronation Day

On May 5, 1950, King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned Rama IX of Thailand, the ninth king of the Chakri dynasty. Ever since, the day has been celebrated as Coronation Day in Thailand.

Visakha Bucha Day

Visakha Puja Day marks the three important incidents in the life of Lord Buddha on the same day - the full moon of the sixth lunar month. The three significant separate event are The Buddha’s Birth, The enlightenment and The Nibbana (The dead of Buddha)

The King’s and The Queen’s Birthday

As the names suggest, this two holidays celebrate Birthdays of Thai ruling king ( December 5) and queen (August 12).

Chulalongkorn Memorial Day

This holiday marks the death anniversary of King Chulalongkorn Rama V, one of the greatest leaders in Thai history. He organized some reforms, which develop Thailand such as the introduction of postal and telegrapher services, the construction of a railway network,…

Constituion Day

Constitution Day is celebrated every year on the 10th of December in Thailand, and commemorates the advent of the country’s Constitutional Monarchy. The Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand  provides the basis for the law in Thailand