June 1-7, 2016 - Inthakin @ Wat Chedi Luang Temple
Inthakin, also known as Sai Khan Dok (worship of the city pillar) is a tradition of flower offering to the city pillar. It is a unique Chiang Mai Festival when the citizens venerate the guardian spirit of the city, particularly the spirits associated with the City Pillar, known as Sao Inthakin (The Lord Indra’s Pillar).
The festival begins with a procession around town, then the devotee will place flowers, candles and incense in each of the 28 bowls laid out in Chedi Luang Temple.The best is to see this ceremony at night with beautiful lights.
JUNE 1-7, 2016
@ Wat Chedi Luang Temple, Chiang Mai.
Yale Acappella “ Whim’n Rhythm” Concert
The River Market is a wonderful restaurant located on the banks of the Ping River. This June, on the 11th, the restaurant offers a free concert of international artists singing acappella. Don’t miss this amazing concert.
JUNE 11th, 2016. 7:30 - 9:00 PM.
@ The River Maket
June is a famous month for mango and on the 7th there will be special competitions and exhibitions at Chiang Mai City Hall, showing Mango breeding show, mango contest and product display.
In Chiang Mai, don’t miss tasting delicious mango drinks and desserts at La Mango Restaurant, located at walking distance to Chedi Luang temple.
JUNE 7th, 2016.
@ Chiang Mai City Hall.
Patricia Cheesman Collection Gallery presents “Mountain Meets Valley”, an ecletic collection of Hilltribe folk with upland and lowland Tai textiles from the mid-20th century. All items are for sale at reasonable prices. Exhibition is on at Studio Naenna every Wednesday between 9 to 4pm and by appointment any other day. Free entry.
until JUNE 25th, 2016.
@ Studio Naenna, Chiang Mai. Tel. 053-226 042
Phi Ta Khon
Every year the city of Loei celebrates for three days an attractive local festival which takes roots from legends on demons and ghosts.
This festival combines the joy spirit with the fear fromthe unknown that is presented by figures of demons and ghosts. There is a beautiful parade of men wearing masks, accompanied with music, dance, singing and shooting of bamboo measles that cause noisy explosions.
JUNE 24-26, 2016.
@ Dan Sai, Loei Province (North East Thailand).