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    [River Kwai Bridge Week, Kanchanburi]
    The River Kwai Bridge, Kanchanburi.


Phimai Festival
November 7 9, 2005
Phimai Historical Park, Nakhon Ratchacima
An annual festival held for more than a century, the traditional long-boat races draws thousands of visitors from all over. This event is further enhanced by a light and sound presentation at Prasat Hin Phimai, local art and cultural performances, various fun-filled competitions, and sales of local products and exhibitions.

Loy Krathong Sai Festival and A Thousand Floating Candles, Tak
November 5 12, 2005
Tak Municipal Office, Tak
This festival, known as Loy Krathong Sai, is celebrated in a rather unique manner. Local people thread together hundreds of Kratongs made from coconut shells, and launched them on the river creating a beautiful necklaced line of light. The highlight of the festival is the Krathong competition with the winner receiving His Majesty the King's trophy.

Loi Krathong, the elegantly beautiful annual Festival of Light, is held on the full moon in November. In Tak, this event is celebrated in a rather unique manner whereby local people thread together their krathongs which are launched simultaneously and appear as lighted necklaces on the Ping River.
Loi Krathong Sai Festival and A Thousand Floating Candles for His Majesty's Trophy Ping River, Amphoe Muang, Tak Locals use the river for the Loi Krathong Festival and the Loi Krathong Sai tradition is a local tradition. The way of making Krathongs here is different from other areas in that a coconut shell is used to make the Krathong with a wick or fuel, then it is released onto the river at an equal distance from the next Krathong, creating the image of a line of lighted Krathongs on the water. - Tak Municipality, tel. (055) 514213 ext. 110-111 (Education Division) - TAT Northern Region Office: Area 4 (Tak), tel. (055) 514431-3, fax (055) 514344
IMPORTANT
Event dates and programme details may be subject to change. To ensure you have the most updated information, please reconfirm details prior to travel.

River Kwai Bridge Week or The Death Railway
November 26 December 7, 2005
Kanchanaburi
Each year in late November to early December, the world famous River Kwae Bridge built by Allied prisoners-of-war during World War II, becomes the focal point of celebrations. Event highlights include historical and archaeological exhibits, a carnival, folk and cultural performances, rides on World War II vintage trains, and a spectacular light and sound presentation re-enacting the bridge's World War II legacy.

Bangkok Marathon
November 30, 2005
Bangkok

Each year in November, hundreds of runners from all over the world come to Bangkok to test their mettle in the "Bangkok Marathon" championship. Different categories of marathon are included.

IMPORTANT
Event dates and programme details may be subject to change. To ensure you have the most updated information, please reconfirm details prior to travel.

MEXICAN SUNFLOWER BLOOMING SEASON
November 1 - December 15, 1999
Doi Mae U-kor, Mae Hong Son
The hills and valleys of Mae Hong Son turn golden when the Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia Diversifolia) come into bloom this month.When the flowers fade, the seeds are used to make insecticides, The scene of blooming sunflowers is at its most photogenic at Doi Mae U-kor in Amphoe Khun Yuam.

NORTHERN LANTERN FESTIVAL AND YIPENG ROI KRATHONG
Chiang Mai Municipal Office and citywide, Chiang Mai
Little floats with candles are set adrift on the river under the full moon, creating a mesmerising sight. In addition, there are float contests, a beauty contest, and the launch of Lanna-style hot-air ballons.

TAK LOI KRATHONG SAI
Tak Municipality Office, Tak
Loi Krathong, Thailand’s lovely annual “Festival of Lights” on the full moon night in November, is celebrated in a unique manner in Tak. Local people thread together their krathongs which are launched simultaneously and appear as lighted necklaces on the Ping River.

I lluminated Boat Procession
Mekong River, Nakhon Phanom
Held annually, this dazzling event on the mighty Mekong River marks the end of the Ok Phansa (Buddhist Lent ) by the launching of elaborately adorned boats, each containing assorted offerings, adrift on the river when night falls. Festivities are further enhanced with a colourful street procession and cultural performances for everyone to enjoy.

S unflower Blooming Season
Doi Mae U-kor, Mae Hong Son
The hills and valleys of Mae Hong Son, one of Thailand's most naturally scenic areas, are full of gold when the sunflower (Tithonia Diversifolia) bursts into bloom during this period. When the flowers fade, the seeds are collected to make insecticides. Doi Mae U-kor, Amphoe Khun Yuam is considered to be the site where the blooming sunflowers are at their most photogenic.

PATONG BEACH CARNIVAL
Patong Beach, Phuket
Organized by the Patong Beach Tourism Business Club, this festival features watersports contests, traditional Thai foods & beverages, a Miss Andaman beauty contest (foreign guests only), and entertainment.

Buri Ram Traditionnal Boat Races
Mun River, Buri Ram
This annual regatta is staged on the Mun River in Buri Ram's Satuek district. Celebrations include processions and cultural performances featuring elephants. Visitors have the opportunity to visit the nearby Phanom Rung Historical Park.

PHIMAI LONG-BOAT RACES & FESTIVAL
At Prasat Hin Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat)
Featuring a light & sound presentation at Prasat Hin Phimai, local art and cultural performances, cooking and folk-song competitions, local products sales and exhibitions and traditional long-boat races.

Loi Krathong Festival Chao Phraya River, Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Center
Bang Sai Royal Arts & Crafts Centre, Ayutthaya

Celebrations include traditional float (krathong) and beauty contests, handicrafts demonstrations and exhibitions, and krathong-launching beneath the full moon.
Loi Krathong Festival, Chao Phraya River, Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Center, Amphoe Bang Sai, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya The festival is an annual event that Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province holds to generate an atmosphere of Ayutthaya in its glory days. Many cultural performances impress tourists who visit. - Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Center, tel. (035) 366090, fax (035) 366091 - TAT Central Region Office: Area 6 (Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya), tel. (035) 246076-7, fax (035) 246078

LAGUNA PHUKET TRIATHLON
Phuket
The triathlon (an 1.8 kilometre swim - 55 kilometre bike race and 12 kilometre run) attracts world-class triathletes from all over the world, receives international and domestic television coverage, and qualifies winners for the prestigious Hawaii Ironman Triathlon. For more information please contact: Tel. (66 76) 340060 Fax: (66 76) 324061.

Thai Food Festival

Thai Food Festival, World Trade Center, Bangkok. In addition, food from each region is distinctive. In order to publicize Thai food to Thais and foreigners, the Thai Food Festival is held annually. TAT

15th Thailand International Swan Boat Races and Long Boat Race Championship of Thailand On the Chao Phraya River

15th Thailand International Swan Boat Races and Long Boat Race Championship of Thailand On the Chao Phraya River, Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Center, Amphoe Bang Sai, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya This activity is part of the Thai identity that shows our love of fun and unity from past to present. There are boat races in every region at the end of the Buddhist Lent. - Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Center, tel. (035) 366090, fax (035) 366091 - TAT Central Region Office: Area 6 (Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya), tel. (035) 246076-7, fax (035) 246078 - Tourism Authority of Thailand, tel. 6941222 ext.1964, fax (02) 6941384

Silk and Phuk Seow Festival
29 November - 10 December, 2005
Khon Kaen

Internationally, Thailand has always been famous for its lustrous silk. One of the major centres of silk production, Khon Kaen is the venue of a fair to promote silk weaving and sericulture. This event is held in conjunction with the Phuk Siao friendship ritual of the northeast. Colourful street processions and typical Isan cultural shows as well as exhibits on the silk industry add to the fun of the fair.

Everybody has heard of Thailand’s lustrous silks. Khon Kaen is one of the major centres of production. Many shops offer the beautiful fabric at this fair, which is combined with the traditional Phuk Siao (friendship-making) ritual. Festival processions and cultural shows enhance the atmosphere.

Bangkok Loi Krathong Festival

Around the old city canal and moat or Khlong Lot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok The festival is believed to have come from India and is based on many beliefs like the belief that it is a way to pay homage to and ask for forgiveness from Phra Mae Khongkha or to pay homage to Lord Buddha's footprint. - Bangkok Tourism Promotion Center, tel. (02) 2257612-5 - TAT, tel. (02) 6941222 ext. 1962, fax (02) 6941384

Surin Elephant Roundup

Surin Elephant Roundup, Si Narong Stadium, Amphoe Muang, Surin The Elephant Roundup shows the bond between humans and elephants and the interesting traditions and culture of the Surin people. - Information and Follow-up Department, Surin Provincial Office, tel. (044) 521361 - TAT Northeastern Region Office: Area 1 (Nakhon Ratchasima), tel. (044) 213666, 213030, fax (044) 213667

[The Elephants Show]
The Elephants Show.
Internationally famous, this annual event brings crowds of visitors to the provincial city of Surin to see some 100 trained elephants. Among the spectacular shows are wild elephant hunts, tug-of-war between elephants and men, demonstrations of log-pulling skills, and a parade of elephants outfitted for medieval warfare

Sukhothai Loi Krathong
Sukhothai Historical Park, Sukhothai
According to tradition, Loi Krathong originated in Sukhothai, the first Thai capital. This memorable festival, staged amid the atmospheric ruins of the ancient city, includes displays of lighted candles and fireworks, folk dancing, and a spectacular light & sound presentation.

Sukhothai Loi Krathong Festival, Sukhothai Historical Park (old city), Tambon Muang Kao, Amphoe Muang, Sukhothai The Loi Krathong Festival is held every November at Sukhothai Historical Park. The event follows the lifestyle of the Sukhothai people according to the stone inscriptions from the Sukhothai period. It has a unique atmosphere amidst the surroundings of a historical site. Sukhothai Public Relations Office, Sukhothai Provincial Office, Sukhothai Tourist Business Club, TAT Northern Region Office: Area 3 (Phitsanulok)


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