Events

Annual Patong Carnival
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Annual Patong Carnival : Phuket, Thailand

The Annual Patong Carnival on Phuket kicks off on November 1 with a busy three-day schedule of displays and activities. The Carnival has become known for its sensational costumes and lively atmosphere, and is a favourite event with visitors who like to absorb the diverse delights of the island whilst on vacation. Each year, the […]

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Loy Kratong Festival
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Loy Krathong Festival : Thailand

Loi Krathong is a Siamese festival celebrated annually throughout the Kingdom of Thailand and in nearby countries with significant southwestern Tai cultures (Laos, Shan, Mon, Tanintharyi, Kelantan, Kedah and Xishuangbanna). The name could be translated as “to float a basket,” and comes from the tradition of making krathong or buoyant, decorated baskets, which are then […]

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival
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Phuket Vegetarian Festival : Thailand

In Thailand, The Nine Emperor Gods Festival is called thetsakan kin che, the Vegetarian Festival. It is celebrated throughout the entire country, but the festivities are at their height in Phuket, where about 35% of the population is Thai Chinese. It attracts crowds of spectators because of many of the unusual religious rituals that are […]

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