Story by Saisunee Singhathat   Phra Pradaeng in Samut Prakan Province is one of the few places in Thailand that celebrates the Songkran Festival in the Thai-Mon style, featuring a magnificent parade. Visitors can learn how to play saba, enjoy a Mon folk play, plus many other forms of entertainment, and see a procession of swan and centipede flags.   The Phra Pradaeng Songkran Festival differs from others in that it is held a little later than in most other locales. The Songkran rituals and celebrations here are usually held on the Sunday that follows after Songkran Day on April 13. In 2012, th...
Phra Pradaeng Songkran Festival
Story by SaisuneeSinghathat Valentine’s Day is originally to remind us of the true love for fellow humans as seen in the life of Saint Valentine, who was sentenced to death on February 14, 270 A.D., about 1,700 years ago during the days of the Roman Empire. The story started sometime in the 3rd Century. There was a kind-hearted priest Valentine (Valentinus in Latin) who dedicated his life to others. It was said that every morning he would bring food and other necessities to the front door of the poor without letting them know. At that time, Christianity was not widely accepted and whoever ...
Valentine's Day
It was a personal memorable experience visiting the Elephant Study Centre on National Elephant Day (13th Mar 2009) before going on a media farm trip from 19 -22 Mar organized by Thailand Convention & Exhibition Burean (TCEB). Elephant is Thailand National Animal and this day is declared by the Thai Government as National Elephant Day and Thai people pay respect to the elephant national wide. The centre is located in Ta Klang village in Tha Toom district of Surin Province, approximately 58 km north of the downtown. Year after year, more than 250 elephants will perform at the Surin Elephant Show...
Thailand National Elephant Day (13 Mar 2009) at Surin Elephant Study Centre
Preparations for Chinese New Year start a month before the festival when people begin seeking special presents for their family members, relatives and friends. They will buy something to decorate the house and clean the whole house because it was thought to ward off evil spirits. Also, the doors and window frames of the house are painted red, which is believed to be a lucky color. Then, the entire house will be decorated with red paper with mottos in Chinese that say such things as good luck, peace and prosperity and so on. Chinese like to wear red clothes for New Year because it is believe...
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Ban Wang Nam Mok
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Ban Wang Nam Mok is a beautiful rural village in north east Thailand, about 20km east of Vientiane. Thai people here are friendly and hospitable with ...

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After the termination of Suan Lum Night Bazaar years ago, Bangkokians have been short of a place to shop at night. But for now, let’s celebrate for th...

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The Royal Temples
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The Royal Temples

During the past Songkran Festival there were many people visiting the sacred royal temples like Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Pho in Bangkok. However, there a...

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Poi Sang Long Ceremony
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Poi Sang Long Ceremony

Story by Saisunee Singhathat The Poi Sang Long ceremony in Mae Hong Son is a Buddhist novice ordination ceremony, but it is unlike any other ceremon...

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