Considering that Chinese form the largest ethnic minority in Bangkok, the Chinese New Year is celebrated spectacularly and in a big way. The holiday traditionally falls on the late January or early February and lasts for two weeks. Main events, devot

Makha Bucha is one of the most important Buddhist holidays, which symbolizes purification of mind and enlightenment. It is a national holiday in Thailand and is celebrated on the full moon day of the third lunar month, which is usually between the se

Songkran is the Thai New Year, which is traditionally celebrated in Thailand in the period from 13th to 15th of April. It is one of the country’s oldest holidays and marks the beginning of a new astrological year by ancient Indian calendar and the tr

Visakha Puja is an important Buddhist holiday in honor of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and nirvana. It is traditionally celebrated in May – early June. This bright holiday, during which people pay homage to Buddha’s wisdom and knowledge, is consider