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IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE - September – December 2022

IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE

September

Phuket Vegetarian Festival & Meat-Free Food Festival
25 Sept. - 5 October 2022 @ Phuket
   The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is an annual event. It is believed that this festival accompanies sacred rituals bestow good fortune upon those who religiously observe a 10 day vegetarian of vegan diet for the purpose of spiritual cleansing and merit making.

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October

Awk Phansa (End of Buddhist Lent)
10 October 2022 @ Nationwide
   Awk Phansa marks the end of the three-month Buddhist Lent period and the traditional end of the rainy season. The final day of the Buddhist Lent period falls on the full-moon day of the eleventh lunar moon and is known as Awk Phansa. 
   According to Buddhist belief, the day commemorates when Buddha descended back to earth after spending three months in heaven where he had visited his mother. His return was greeted by his followers with gifts of food and today Thai Buddhists mark the event by visiting temples and making merit.

Naga Fireball Phenomenon

11 October 2022 @ Nong Khai (North East)
   In Nong Khai, near the border of Laos, on the nights, before and after the fast, you can see in the sky along the river reddish fire balls rising from the ground up to several hundred meters. 
   Some people say that the Lao soldiers shoot those balls, while other think that the fire balls are shot come from the mouths of snakes that live in the river. It is a beautiful event that attracts hundreds of locals and visitors.

Full Moon Party
11 October 2022 @ Koh Phangan
   If you want to experience a mega-party you should definitely come during the high season, between late December and April. Another peak is during the summer holidays in July and August. October -mid-November are the quietest months on Koh Phangan.

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November

Lopburi Monkey Buffet
27 November 2022 @ Lopburi
   Lopburi, in Northern Thailand, is already famous for its Khmer temple crowded with monkeys, but every year in November the whole town goes ape when visitors from Thailand and beyond come to watch 2,000 macaques feast on a lavish buffet laid out in their honour during the Monkey Buffet Festival.
   The festival is held every year on the last Sunday of November which is the 27 in 2022. Usually there are four banquets that day which take place at four different times, at 10am, 12am, 2pm and 4pm after an official opening ceremony.

Loy Krathong Festival (The Festival of Lights)
8-9 November 2022 @ Chiang Mai & Nationwide.
   As the full moon of the twelfth lunar month lights  up the sky throughout the Thai kingdom, hundreds of thousands of ornately-decorated leaf floats are set adrift in rivers and waterways in a spell-binding ritual called “Loy Krathong”, the festival of lights.
   This is one of the country’s oldest and best preserved traditions and one of Chiang Mai most beautiful event.

GMM Show by Chang Music
19-20 November 2022 @ Chiang Mai, Royal Train Garden Resort.
   A 2-day concert presenting more than 25 famous Thai singers such as Palmy, Potato, Nont Tanont, Cocktail, Ainn, Anatomy Rabbit, Atom, Lomosonic and many many more...

Full Moon Party
8 November 2022 @ Koh Phangan
   If you want to experience a mega-party you should definitely come during the high season, between late December and April. Another peak is during the summer holidays in July and August. October -mid-November are the quietest months on Koh Phangan.

Thailand Food & Hospitality Services Expo
   FHT Food & Hospitality Thailand in Bangkok is an international trade fair for food, beverages, hotels, bakery, restaurants, catering and equipment. Exhibitors present at the fair innovations, business ideas, trends and technologies for the hospitality industry in Thailand and the region

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December

NAP - Nimmahaemin Art Promenade 2022
3-11 December 2022, @ Chiang Mai, Nimman soi 1
   The Nimmanhaemin Art & Design Promenade is one of the most well-loved events in Chiang Mai. It is when visitors can see the artistic spirit of the locals come alive around Nimman road.
   This year it will celebrate art, design, music, friendship as well as old and new!
   During one week enjoy every evening walking at nimman soi 1 to enjoy many design and craft shops, restaurant, bars and musical concerts as well as many attractions and workshops. 

Chiang Mai Street Jazz Festival : Stand By Me
3-11 December 2022, @ Chiang Mai, Nimman soi 1
   The festival will take place at famous jazz bars in the city: Moment’s Notice, Northgate Jazz Club, Thapae East, The Mellowship. 
   For final schedule, please check the festival’s Facebook page.

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