Category: See & Do

Title: Bathing Buddha Ceremony Description: A Bathing Buddha or Um Phra Dam Nam ceremony is held each September in Phetchabun Province in honor of a Buddha statue called Phra Buddha Mahadhamaracha. The statue, cast in the ornamental Lop Buri style, was found in the Pasak River by a group of farmers around four hundred years…

A research project shows that Khao Hom Mali Rice, or Thai jasmine rice, contains a substance that can be processed into cosmetics to help moisturize skin. The National Research Council of Thailand stated that the research project was undertaken by researchers from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Chiang Mai University. It revealed that, through biotechnological research…

By Gitaws Is there something like loving something so much that you are consumed by it? I think that has been the story of all the maestros, the artists,the writers,the sculptors,the inventors and the musicians we love and revere. They loved their trade so much that they appeared senile to others. They had painful lives,…

Title: Rup Bua Festival Description: Join in offering of alms by boat, view the procession of the Buddha image ‘Luangpho To’, decorated boat contest, water sports competition, sea boxing, Khao Tom Mut eating competition, Singing contest, youth Rup Bua contest, lotus tray arrangement competition, demonstrations and sales of local desserts and cuisine, various forms of…

Title: Phimai Festival, Nakhon Ratchasima Location: Nakhon Ratchasima Description: Watching the outdoor Ramayana drama from the Nakhon Ratchasima Dramatic Arts College, exhibition on the history of Phimai sanctuary, Korat cat contest, demonstration of the Royal Barge Procession, exhibitions and sales OTOP of products, boat racing for H.M. the King’s Trophy. Wimayanattakan light and sound presentation.…