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Festivals and holidays Phuket

Thailand

Going on vacation in this vibrant and exotic country like Thailand, of course I want to get on some local festival and join the walkers. Of course positive emotions and unforgettable impressions are guaranteed.

Here are some of the regular festivals and celebrations held in Phuket:

4. Phuket gay festival

5. Thao Thep Krasatri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival – festival

Place: monument sisters-heroines

Held on 13 March yearly in memory of the two heroines who led the defense of the island against the Burmese invaders in 1785.

6. Holiday release turtles

When: April 13

Place: the sea turtle Center of the Kingdom of Thailand

Is held on Songkran, the Thai national water festival, on April 13. It is also a Day of national fisherman.

Songkran – Thai New year. The word “Songkran” is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “transition” or “movement”. The measurement of the movement of the sun through the twelve astrological signs, beginning with Aries, then Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn. Aquarius, Pisces, and each character took about 30 days. This is the year when the sun passes through all the signs. The calendar used in India and Southeast Asia, which were influenced by India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, etc. on may 13th, Continue reading

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Every year around the world held more than hundreds of different festivals. Some of them are quite traditional, while other festivals are striking in their uniqueness and even absurdity. Perhaps the existence of such festivals you never knew existed!

Festival of cuckolds (Festa del Cornuto)

Rock Canterano (Roca Canterano, Italy

Why cry when you can have fun? As much as the other participants of the Festival of cuckolds, which is held annually in the village of Rock Canterano, near Rome. Instead sprinkle his ashes on his head, deceived by their halves of Italian men and women put on the heads of cute horns and merry go March in the streets of the village. The carnival procession is accompanied by songs, dances and satirical sketches on the theme of adultery.

Basically, cheating is not a reason to have fun, but as they say, “If the bride went to another, who knows who the lucky one.”

The mud festival (Boreyong Mud Festival)

Boring (Boreyong), South Korea

Cissy is unlikely to want to attend this fun festival. The participants of the mud Festival, which is held annually in South Korea, naked almost naked, and then coated with sea mud yourself and everyone who comes handy. To be smeared with mud not only fun but also useful, because sea mud is very Continue reading

Festivals and celebrations

The Thais are very sentimental and love the holidays, so festivals occupy an important place in the life of the Thais. Many Thai festivals filled with joy and colorful activities in which to participate for everyone! Whichever festival You watched the ceremony nor participated – You must remain the best memories of the exotic Asian country – Thailand. Most of the festivals connected with Buddhism, the annual cycle of rice cultivation, or ceremonies, dedicated to the Thai kings. Some holidays are held on specific days. Others, especially those associated with Buddhism, are determined by the lunar calendar. Many are national holidays. In chronological order, these are the main holidays and festivals of Thailand:

Festival Makha Puja

On the full moon day in February to celebrate this national holiday. It is a celebration of the memories of how 1250 disciples gathered to hear the preaching of the Buddha. This is the day to do good deeds is to offer food to the monks, to release from captivity birds and fish, alternating good deeds with sermons. After sunset, Buddhist monks are people with lit candles three times around Buddhist temples throughout the Kingdom. Each bears flowers, Continue reading

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