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

The king occupies the second place after Buddha in the Thais’ ranking of popularity and monarch’s birthday, which he celebrates on July 28th, is considered to be one of the main national holidays in the country. His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn,

On August 12th, Thailand’s residents celebrate the national holiday – the birthday of the Queen Sirikit, the wife of the King Rama IX. Festivities take place throughout the country; however the main celebrations are concentrated in Bangkok. All publi

World Film Festival, which takes place in Bangkok every October-November, is rightly considered to be one of the most prestigious cinema events in the Southeast Asia. It attracts more and more representatives of the movie industry and mass-media from

The Festival of Water and Light is one of the most beautiful, spectacular and touching holidays in Thailand. It is annually held on the first full moon day in November. Bangkok’s locals spend the whole day making Krathongs, that is, small boats made