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Phuket Vegetarian Festival
18 Oct - 26 Oct 2009

Throughout the festival fireworks and drums are sounded, especially during ceremonies. It is held that the louder they are the better, because the noise drives away evil spirits.

Tour of Mekong
21 Oct - 1 Nov 2009
Previously called the Mekong Challenge,organizers renamed this annual bike ride "Tour of the Mekong".Here's a fun introduction to a fascinating way to travel in Thailand.

Loi Krathong Sai Festival
1 Nov - 2 Nov 2009
This festival involves Royal Lamps, and light-and-sound spectacular on a water screen. Loy Krathong festival is a Thai tradition which has been conducted for a long time ago. Loy Krathong has been held since the middle of the eleventh to the middle of the twelfth lunar month, which is a great flood season- especially on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month. When the moon shines at night, it makes rivers clear. It is very beautiful scenery which is suitable for floating krathong.

MuekLek Cowboy Festival
27 Nov - 29 Nov 2009

Film Festival Music Party Cowboy 2009. 7 Red Lion Dan Tiger vs. Cowboys a store. On November 27 to 28 at the Thai Danish dairy cattle farms.

Thailand's 8th Grand Pet Show
18 Dec - 20 Dec 2009
All about pet - Dog, Cat, Fish, Bird,
Chicken, Goat, Rabbit, and Reptile

Hands Bangkok Countdown 201018 Dec - 31 Dec 2010
Public and private sectors joined forces to organize Hands Bangkok Countdown 2010 for three consecutive years as ASEAN landmark at Central world, reinforcing security system to reassure Thai and Foreign tourists during the upcoming countdown event. Deputy Bangkok Governor, Taweesak Dechdecho said that Hands Bangkok Countdown 2010 was one of the events to underline Bangkok’s December concept as the perfect city to enjoy life.

Bangkok Motorbike Festival 2010

28- 31 Jan 2010
The Bangkok Motorbike Festival 2010 is the biggest Motorbike, Part & Accessory, Apparel and Protection Gear trade fair with Motorbike activities for Thai and Foreign bikers in this region.

The Japan Foundation,
Bangkok at 18.30 hours on Friday
and the first and the third Saturday at 15.00.
Contact: (662) 260-8560-4

BIG+BIH 2010
20 - 25 April 2010

BITEC - Bangna, Bangkok,

The Bangkok International Gift Fair and Bangkok International Houseware Fair will be held under the Soul and Style of the Oriental theme. The 29th BIG+BIH in April 2010 will span over 45,000 square meters at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bang Na. The venue is strategically located with an easy access to the Suvarnabhumi Airport. Up to 600 companies are expected on public days.

Southern Expo 2010
1-11 May 2010 >
1. King Pavilion
2. OTOP Pavilion

3. Agricultural Innovation Pavilion
4. Motor Innovation Pavilion
5. Traveling & Hotels Pavilion

6. Sport Pavilion
7. Beauty Health Fashion Pavilion
8. Financial services Pavilion
9. IT Pavilion
10. Knowledge Pavilion

11. International Food Pavilion 

Amazing Thailand Grand Sale15 June - 15 August 2010

Enjoys discounts of 5-80% and many other privileges during the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2010 at participating department stores.

Food & Hotel Thailand 2010
15 - 18 September 2010


Food & Hotel Thailand 2010 will provide an excellent platform for buyers as a "Total Solution" event for the high-end food and hospitality industry. All in one for food & Beverage: Over 12,000 sqm space of the Royal Paragon Halls will be transformed into an all-in-one exhibition for the premium food, beverage, equipment and technology products for the region's hotel, restaurant, food-service and retail sectors.
Phuket Vegetarian Festival

8 - 16 October 2010

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is an annual event held
during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It is believed that the vegetarian festival and its accompanying sacred rituals bestow good fortune upon those who religiously observe this rite. During this time, local residents of Chinese ancestry strictly observe a 10-day vegetarian or vegan diet for the purposes of spiritual cleansing and merit-making. Sacred rituals are performed at various Chinese shrines and temples.

1 Nov 2010 - 28 Feb 2011
(17.00 - 17.00)

Be amazed by the Loi Krathong Festival as well as lantern festival that is divided into 7 categories: Amazing Small World, Amazing Floating Lantern, Amazing Animal Planet, Amazing Lantern of the East, Amazing Chinese Lantern, Amazing Bird Paradise, Amazing Sculpture Lantern, exhibitions on both Thai and international lanterns, and cultural performances

Wangnamkeaw Flora Fantasia
20 December, 2010 – 28 February, 2011.
Opening and Closing times: 09:00 – 18:00hrs.
Nakorn Ratchasima

 The first and largest floral art exhibition with more than 200,000 plants at Wangnamkeaw, Nakorn Ratchasima. All net proceeds from the event will be donated to the Thai Red Cross Society for the construction of the 8th national blood donor centre in Nakorn Sawan province. The exhibition will open and close at normal times on Children's Day ( 8 January), and Valentine's Day weekend (12 – 13 February). 3 – 6 February, 2011 (Chinese New Year) : 09:00 – 22:00hrs.

14th January – 13th February 2011
2nd floor, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

Japanese crafts have long history and have absorbed influences from various sources; in ancient times ideas and techniques came from China and Korea but more recently, during the modern era, artistic ideas have been incorporated from the West. The techniques and aesthetics of craft works have been handed down from generation to generation.

Pattaya International Music Festival
18-20 March 2011
Pattaya, Chonburi

Enjoy a borderless assortment of music e.g. Thai musicians meet with famous international artists from Asia, Europe, Australia, and the USA that are popular at the present time. Music classes are also conducted for interested persons. Sales of music related accessories, and food stalls of famous restaurants in Pattaya. The audience and fans of popular singers and musicians will get a good chance to meet shoulder to shoulder with their favorite idols in a Meet and Greet Session.

Samui International Body Painting Competition
26-27 March 2011

Samui Beach, Suratthani

Extravaganza of art which gathers many artists and models around the world which includes: Alfren No Carvalho, Bella Volen
, Birgit Moertl, Carolyn Marie Roper, Craig Anthony Tracy, Dallae Bae..."First Time in Asia"

Songkran Festival in Bangkok
9 - 17 April 2011
Nagaraphirom Park, Khaosan Rd., Bangkok

Experience the demonstration of the Songkran Festival in 4 regions, pouring some scented water to the Buddha Image, enjoy various tasty dishes and cultural performance at Nagaraphirom Park during 10-15 April, 2011 at 10.00-20.00 hrs.

Fruits and Charms Festival
May - June, 2011
Ta-Pong Fruit Market, Capital district, Rayong

Local Girl’s Beauty Contest, Fruit Contest, Car decoration by fruits Contest, and Eating Fruit Competition.
For more information :Ta - Pong Fruit Market, Capital district, Rayong Tel.: +66 3866 4053

4-30 May 2011
The National Gallery, Bangkok (near Kao San Rd.)
This is Jessada Kongsommarts second Solo Art Exhibition in The National Gallery, showing his latest artworks in Thailand, before he will have his third big Art Exhibition in the USA. Opening Party on Wednesday, May 11th 2011, Start 6.30 pm.

Bangkok Royal Orchid Paradise
2-7 June 2011
Siam Paragon Shopping Mall, Bangkok
Be excited by more than 80shades of orchid and the creative decorated from florist ambitious that can make you fatuous. See the beauty of pleasing of Thai and International orchid.
Snakebird Watching FestivalJune - August 2011
Wattana Nakhon, Sa Kaeo

See the breeding grounds and life of the Oriental Darter (Snakebird) at Baan Klong Malagor (Uncle Son’s House), Sa Kwan sub-district, Muang district, Sa Kaeo province. Sail on a boat to watch the oriental darter at Phra Prong reservoir, Chong Khum sub-district, Wattana Nakhon district, Sa Kaeo province

BOI Fair 2011
10-25 November 2011
Impact Muang Thong Thani

The event will also highlight the achievements of Thai industry in the areas of technology and innovation result in new,
environment-friendly production. In addition, it will provide an occasion for members of the industrial community to meet, conduct business, and network. Just as importantly, BOI Fair 2011 will build confidence in Thailand’s economy while also improving the country’s image. It will give wide exposure to the Thai industrial sector’s commitment to serving society and to preserving the natural environment

The Royal Flora 2011
 Dec 2011 - 14 Mar 2012
Chiang Mai.

The Royal Flora Ratchaphruek of 2011 will be held from 14 December 2011 to 14 March 2012, in the Thai city of Chiang Mai. It is one of the grand celebrations host by the Royal Thai Government in honor of King Bhumibol, the world’s longest reigning monarch. The event is to mark the 84th birthday of His Majesty in 2011. The event, featuring over 2.5 million trees and plants, should boost the export and tourism sectors. Initially, at leat 10 countries will join the exhibition.

Zoom Pattaya Festival 2012
30 - 31 March 2012
Pattaya, Chonburi
Thailand’s Biggest Electronic Music and Dance Festival co-hosted by the Department of Intellectual Properties, Tourism Authority of Thailand and Pattaya City.
The event will be held on Bali Hai Beach Pattaya on the 30th and 31st of March 2012. There will be 3 stages, with each stage hosting a distinct music style such as Hip Hop, R&B, House, and Dub Step. More than 50 Djs will participate in the event, featuring Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas, DJ Domination – the world’s best Video DJ winner 2012 – Teddy O, Slick, Eddie Pay and Thailand’s own top DJs Dome Pakorn Lum, Monton Jira, and many notable other personalities.
10-15 April 2012 
The Royal Temple around the Rattanakosin Royal Square, Bangkok. Experience the demonstration of the Songkran Festival in 4 regions, pouring some scented water to the Buddha Image, enjoy various tasty dishes and cultural performance at Nagaraphirom Park during 10-15 April, 2012 at 10.00-20.00 hrs.

Wan Lai Bang Saen Songkran Festival

16-17 Apr 2012
Bang Saen, Siracha district, Chon Buri
Festival highlights include the 'Kong Kao' (rice mound) religious ritual, rarely seen folk games and traditional Thai sports, Songkran beauty pageant and the Siracha Songkran Parade. Other activities include traditional folk games, including muay talay traditional boxing by the beach, and stalls offering local products and food.
King's Cup Pattaya Marathon 2555
 15 July 2012
The Pattaya International Marathon is one of the most famous marathons in Thailand that is organized yearly.
Every year, there are many runners participating from various countries. In all, there are three races ; the full marathon (42 Km), the half marathon (21 Km) and the quarter marathon (10 Km)

Adidas King of the Road 2012

29 July 2012

In Thailand, the event is open to participants in two categories – the ‘Closed’ category (Men/Women) is open to local runners (Thai nationality) and the ‘Open’ category (Men/Women) for international participants. The races are separated by age, 15-29 years old, 30-39 years old, 40-49 years old, 50-59 years old and 60 years old and over. The winner of each country’s Closed categories (Men/Women) will receive KOTR prizes and qualify for an all-expenses paid trip to Singapore for the “King of the Road: Southeast Asia Championship 2012”

19 August 2012
Hua Hin 
The Queens' Cup Hua Hin International Triathlon 2012

The 4th edition of the increasingly popular Queens' Cup Hua Hin International Triathlon will take place on August 19, 2012 in the idyllic fisherman village Kao Tao, located 10km south of Hua Hin and 200 km from the vibrant city of Bangkok.

The event is supported by the Hua Hin municipality , Sport Bicycle Company Limited, the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Thai Hotel Association (THA).

World Gourmet Festival 2012

3-9 September 2012

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok announces the 13th annual World Gourmet Festival, set to take place at the Hotel from September 3 to 9, 2012. Since its inception, the Festival has grown in prominence to feature an extraordinary line-up of some of the best chefs, winemakers and food experts from across the globe, all under one roof for a week-long celebration of outstanding food and superb wines. Chefs currently confirmed to participate are:
•Shiqin Chen, La Rei, Il Boscareto, Piedmont, Italy
•Diego Irrera, 1884 Restaurante, Mendoza, Argentina and more...

27 October - 2 November 2012
         Udon Thani


Participate in the “Tak Bat Thevo” alms-giving activity in the morning of Ok Phansa Day (The End of Buddhist Lent), while in the evening see the procession for the Naga, cultural performances, as well as the amazing phenomenon of Naga fireballs at night. Witness also the long boat competition for Ok Phansa Day and taste delicious dishes along food streets.

24 - 28 November 2012
    Events Planning Division Tourism Authority of Thailand
Places : Asiatique The Riverfront, Chao Phraya River (Krung Thep Bridge–Krung Thon Bridge), Bangkok

Enjoy the opening ceremony on 24 November, 2012 Viewing the illuminated float procession and Light decoration along Chao Phraya Banks. Feast your eyes on the cultural performances. Experience an amazing atmosphere of the Loi Krathong Festival.

River Kwai Bridge Week

28 Nov - 9 Dec 2012


 This event takes you back to the times of World War ll through the River Kwai Bridge built by Allied prisonars-of-war. This bridge was the part of the 'Death Railway' the spanned  the River Kwai connecting Thailand and Myanmar, costing thousands of lives of prisoners and local labourers supervisored by japanese troops. Organised to commemorate those who died while building the bridge, this event features a remembrance ceremony held at the Ailed War Cemetery, light and sound presentations, cultural performances, and historical displays and exhibitions.

Thai Holidays and Festivals
January 1 New Year’s Day
February 21 Magha Puja (Commemorating the Spontaneous Gathering of 1,250 Disciples of the Lord Buddha)

April 6 Chakri Day (Commemorating the Establishment of the Royal House of Chakri by King Rama I)
>1-15 Songkran Festival (Thai New Year)
May 5 Coronation Day
9 Royal Ploughing Ceremony
19 Visakha Puja (Commemorating the Birth, Enlightenment and Maha Prinirvana of the Lord Buddha)
July 17 Asanha Puja (Commemorating the Lord Buddha’s first Sermon)
18 Khao Phansa (Beginning of the Buddhist Rainy Season Retreat)
August 12 The Royal Birthday Celebrations of Her Majesty the Queen
October 23 King Chulalongkorn Day
December 5 The Royal Birthday Celebrations of His Majesty the King
10 Constitution Day
31 New Year's Eve

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