Events

  • Surin Elephant Round-Up and Elephant Show From 12 November 2015 - 13 November 2015

    Surin province is well-known for its domestic elephant village where it holds 'Surin Elephant Round-Up' every year to show various performance by elephants. This event also promotes tourism and preserves the local way of life of a profound bond among people and elephants in this province. There are arrays of activities in this event such as a fair featuring a range of agricultural products and a wide variety of Mueang Surin products, the exhibition, cultural performances and entertaining shows.

  • Deepavali Festival of Lights 10 November 2015

    Deepavali or the 'Festival of Lights' is celebrated by Hindus with prayers, family gatherings and festivities. Open houses are held where family and friends visit each other and enjoy delicious traditional goodies (except Labuan and Sarawak).

  • Nakhon Phanom Iluminated Boat Procession 27 October 2015

    The illuminated boat procession or 'Lai Ruea Fai' event is a tradition related to the legend about the end of Buddhist Lent which the Lord Buddha spent the entire period of Buddhist Lent in Heaven and returned to Earth at the end. To pay respect and welcome the Lord Buddha, Ruea Fai or fire boats decorated with flowers, incense sticks, candles and lanterns are launched on the Mekong River in the evening. It is also believed that this ceremony will bring sadness and bad things in life away with the river. There will be boats which are impressively constructed and decorated along the Khong River.

  • Full Moon of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent) From 27 October 2015 - 27 October 2015

    This festival commemorates the time when the Buddha returned to earth after preaching in the abode of celestials during the three months of Lent...

  • Jakarta Marathon 2015 25 October 2015

    Following the success of the two previous editions, the Jakarta Marathon, - biggest running event in Indonesia - will again turn the streets of the capital city of Jakarta into a colossal race track for thousands of runners on Sunday, 25th October 2015. This mega sport-tourism event is jointly presented by the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia and the Jakarta Provincial Government in cooperation with promoters INSPIRO.

  • Lanzones Festival From 24 October 2015 - 25 October 2015

    Lanzones Festival is held every third week of October and it is a four day grand celebration of the lanzones fruit...

  • Boun Ork Phan Sa (End of Buddhist Lent) From 19 October 2015 - 19 October 2015

    Held on the full moon, this marks the end of the rainy season period for monastic seclusion...

  • Boun Lai Heua Fai From 19 October 2015 - 20 October 2015

    A festival for the phanga naga, it is held in order to bring good luck...

  • Masskara Festival 18 October 2015

    Held every third weekend of October or on the closest weekend to October 19, it dramatizes the steadfast character...

  • Amari Watergate and BMW Thailand Charity Midnight Run 17 October 2015

    It is the only race in Bangkok to be held at midnight, and offers competitors a choice of 2 distances - 6km or 12km. The city streets will be closed and protected by a police and security contingent of about 400 officers, and supported along the route by local residents, and shop owners together with the management and staff of the Amari Watergate Hotel Bangkok. The atmosphere is tremendous, with over 5000 runners, both local people and foreigners. The winners for the best record in 12km of male and female championship will receive the Royal trophy of HRH Princess Sirindhorn. The proceeds from the event will be donated to some very worthy causes such as supporting the education of children whose parents have very tragically passed away due to HIV infection and supporting for a Better Life Project which supports educational opportunities for underprivileged children in poor areas of Thailand.

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