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Thursday, 5 December 2013

Nelson Mandela anti apartheid revolutionary

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, is died on 5 Dec, 2013.

Born: July 18, 1918, Mvezo, South Africa

Died: December 5, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa

Spouse: Graça Machel (m. 1998), Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (m. 1958–1996), Evelyn Mase (m. 1944–1958)

Children: Makaziwe Mandela, Zenani Mandela, Makgatho Mandela, Madiba Thembekile Mandela, Zindziswa Mandela, Malengani Machel, Josina Z. Machel


  • Nobel Peace Prize
  • Bharat Ratna
  • Time's Person of the Year
  • Sakharov Prize
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Congressional Gold Medal
  • Arthur Ashe Courage Award
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • Gandhi Peace Prize
  • Philadelphia Liberty Medal
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
  • Lenin Peace Prize
  • Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal
  • Nishan-e-Pakistan
  • Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights
  • Ambassador of Conscience Award
  • International Simón Bolívar Prize
  • United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights
  • Order of the Nile
  • World Citizenship Award
  • U Thant Peace Award
  • Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize
  • Isitwalandwe Medal
  • Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony
  • Freedom of the City of Aberdeen
  • Bruno Kreisky Award
  • UNESCO Peace Prize
  • Carter–Menil Human Rights Prize
  • Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award
  • Giuseppe Motta Medal
  • Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize
  • J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding
  • W E B DuBois International Medal
  • Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation
  • Harvard Business School Statesman of the Year Award

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Friday, 15 November 2013

Sokhothai Loi Krathong and Candle Festival

Sokhothai Loi Krathong Festival is held since middle of the eleventh to middle of the twelfth lunar month. It is great flood season on the full moon night of twelfth lunar month.

Thai people float "Krathong" on river when moon shine at night. Krathong is design as Banana trunk and Lotus (in shape), Inside they add the Stick Candle and incense stick. With the concern of Global Warming Thai People now using natural materials to make Krathong.

While floating the Krathong on river people wish for good luck in future and forgiveness Pra Mae Khongkha. Many competition is held in Temple and community halls. Best Krathong and Noppamas is awarded by local body.

Thailand Traveler can enjoy the firework show and entertainment show at night. Those who are new in Thailand or came to attain Sokhothai Loi Krathong and Candle Festival, they can attain "Krathong Making Classes" and "Candle Making Classes" to learn the Thailand traditional

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Monday, 11 November 2013

Phimai Festival and Boat Race (Nakhon Ratchasima) - Thailand Festival

Across the globe many of tourist rush to Thailand to catch the live action of Annual Phimal Festival and Boat Race in Nakhon Ratachasima. In this festival long boat race compete in race. It is said this festival is celebrated because of reconstruction Phimai. It is true Thai traditional festival where you can see the Dragon Boat, has been celebrating since last 100 years. Khmer sound and traditional arts and craft are attraction of these festival.

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Thursday, 17 October 2013

Naga Fireball Festival with Fullmoon Party

A great news to all Fullmoon Party lover that Naga Fireball Festival is now celebrating together with Fullmoon Party. This is an unusual combination of two different festival (normally not happened). Fullmoon Party is full of energy , music and drinks & Naga Fireball Festival is totally different and celebrated in peace and calm.

Those who don't about the Naga Fireball Festival than it is festival when people blow the Naga Fireballs rise it to sky. It slowly slowly it rise goes to sky and than disappear. This is wonderful experience. You will see the Fireball rising from rivers which delight you all times.

Everybody at Thailand must enjoy this odd combination of two different celebration. Lets keep party on all night! <3 !
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Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Samui Latin and Jazz Week 2013

 The Samui Latin and Jazz Week is musical festival starts from 29th September to 6th October 2013 is presenting a variety of artists from LATIN and JAZZ genre at Koh Samui, Thailand. This can be called as musical week as all eight days their was classic music and lime lifestyle. Their was music and shows which are giving relaxation and peace to mind. Thai Food added more spices to the festival. The venue has the wonderful Thai cuisines. The Thai Traditional food where served with all traditional look.

Dina Medina from Cape Verde – Nando Vanin from Columbia – Amik Guerra from Cuba - Nils Ficher with Cuba Jazz are names of artist who performed LATIN FEVER at The Samui Latin and Jazz Week at Koh Samui. Deborah Brown a famous Jazz vocalists presented the Duke Ellington and George Gershwin show

Peter Beets was wonderful with his newly released album ‘Portrait of Peterson’ - which win the heart of audience.

Sakia Laroo, a dutch jazz musician performed 'Lady Miles Davis' with Quartet 'Jazzkia' a fusion Jazz was unique and fantastic.

Their are other many artists who make the evening very mild and fantastic are Nadia Basurto and Miquel Rodriques from Spain, Judith Nijland, Dutch Land, Rolf Delfos from Netherlands, Fabio Deldongo from France, Saxophone Star Koh Mr. Saxman and Changton with Buntita.

Overall the festival was the fantastic and mind-blowing. All artist where up-to mark and champion on their talent. Suggested to attained all music lovers.
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Monday, 23 September 2013

Phitsanulok Boat Racing Festival : Thailand Festival

Phitsanulok Boat Racing Festival
The Phitsanulok Boat Race was started 400 years ago when King used boat racing to train his military by using military boat. Soon it is turn to the festival where common people are invited as audiences. The Traditional Long Boat Races (ประเพณีการแข่งเรือยาวชิงถ้วยพระราชทาน) is not for racing but it is also boat decoration contest too. All boats are very designer and attractive. The race is held on Nan River in front of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Woramahawihan.

The races are feature in six competition categories -

Traditional long-boat races with 3 paddlers: 24 teams
Traditional long-boat races with 5 paddlers: 12 teams
Traditional long-boat races with 12 paddlers: 12 teams
Traditional long-boat races with 13-30 paddlers: 12 teams
Traditional long-boat races with 31-40 paddlers: 6 teams
Traditional long-boat races with 41-55 paddlers: 8 teams

On occasion of this event many educational and traditional exhibition are held. This is huge gathering of people across the country. It attract the many tourist from across the globe.

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Kin Hoy Duu Nok Took Muak Festival

Kin Hoy Duu Nok Took Muak Festival is start from 8th September 2013 to 16th September 2013 at Cha-Am beach Thailand. This is Food festival in Phetchaburi province is held to promote the low season in Cha-Am. 

It attract the many tourist as they have opportunity to taste lot of fresh Thai seafood and local eatable products are served on this occasion. Apart from the food festival many other activity is held such as "Squid Hunting at nigh, fishing, and watching birds are main attraction to tourist."

Following are some of best snaps of Kin Hoy Duu Nok Took Muak Festival - 

Tha Fresh Sea Food

Thailand Food Festival

Thai Food Festival

Boating at Kin Hoy Duu Nok Took Muak Festival 

Kin Hoy Duu Nok Took Muak Festival 
Check the list of 2013 Thailand Festivals at here.

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Thursday, 29 August 2013

Nakhon Nayok Pamelo Festival - Thailand Festival

Entire August is celebrated with Nakhon Nayok Pamelo Festival in Thailand. The pomelo, pummelo, pommelo, or shaddock is a crisp citrus fruit native to South and Southeast Asia. Thailand produce some of the best Pamelo in Asia. Pamelo is usually pale green to yellow when ripe, with sweet white flesh and very thick albedo.

Thailand Tourism Authority is organizing the Nakhon Nayok Pamelo Festival in August to encourage the tourism in country. Pamelo is widely used for salad, juice and deserts.

Tourist Attraction -
  • Shopping variety of pamelos such as Thongdee, Kao Namphuang, Kao Yai, and Tub Tim Siam etc.
  • Pamelos product
  • Pamelo contests
  • Pamelos Cooking Recipe of  
  • Exhibition of Pamelos.
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Songkhla International Glorify Marathon

Songkhla International Glorify
Songkhla International Glorify Marathon is organizing in memories of Birthday Anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit from 1st August to 31 August 2013. The event's moto is to maintain people's health by running exercise and keep body fit and healthy.

The event can be divided into four part - Marathon, Half Marathon, Mini Marathon and Fun Run. The racing course is along the Songkhla beach with scenic scenery.

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Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival 2013 - Thailand Festival

Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival - 2013
At Thailand in Chaiyaphum Province is place where "Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival" is celebrate from 1st June 2013 to 31 August 2013. It is an important cultural tradition in Thailand. The Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival is celebrates the blossoming of the Siam Tulip. Siam Tulip is have great significance to the Thai people. Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival symbolize of the hope and endurance of the human spirit.

Tourist Attraction - Tourist can enjoy : - 

  • Beautiful rock gardens and forest of over a million years old. 
  • Many shops here sells Chaiyaphum’s products.  
  • Beautiful white, green and pinkish–purple Dok Krachiao fields at Namtok Sai Thong.
  • Pha Ham Hot view point at Sai Thong National Park 
  • Sustainable Tourism at Chaiyaphum Province.
Dok Krachiao Fields at Namtok Sai Thong
Rock Gardens
Siam Tulip
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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Thailand Full moon Party Firework and Dance

Full moon party at Thailand are very special for party lovers. On this occasion of people gather at beach side on Fullmoon night, a trend started by few people to enjoy twilight. This trend now continue as is known as Fullmoon Party. It is celebrated at beaches in Phukhet and Pattya. 

World renowned DJs play musics all night long and along with Fireworks show, the party goes on till morning. There are also many activities in which people can indulge while have a great night.

Firework Stunt at Fullmoon Party at Thailand

Fire Dance at Fullmoon Party at Thailand

Firework at Party

People enjoying the Fullmoon Party

DJ with Firework

Fire Dance at Fullmoon Party at Thailand
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Sunday, 18 August 2013

Affordable Vacation plan for Bangkok

Bangkok Tourism
Bangkok has changed the definition of tourism in South East Asia with its dashing success in attracting tourists from many corners of the world. The achievement of this country in becoming a tourist hub, which was once only a small trading center, really deserves to be noticed for its great success. The capitals attractions are not only limited to nightlife, special Thai massage and the evergreen beaches but has many other things to its credits, which are not highlighted but are worth visiting. An excellent experience of luxurious stay in Bangkok can be tried at one of the Thailand condos.

Bangkok Open Market
One such place is the Rattanakosin Island in Phra Nakhon District one of the fifty districts of Bangkok. This island which is popular as historic center of the region conceives in it great historical landmarks like City pillar shrine and Grand Palace. This is the spot where other historical marvels of Thailand and ancient temples can be visited. Dusit Palace in the neighboring district with buildings including Ananta Samakhom throne hall, royal plaza and Ratchnamnoen Avenue offer a clear picture of the art and architecture which was influenced by the neoclassical European architecture style.

Temples at Bangkok
Temple tour of Bangkok will provide an insight into the cities incredible cultural heritage. Temples in Bangkok are the unmatched attractions pulling sensible crowds throughout the year. Whenever you will arrive in this region of temples, you will feel like standing amidst a historic kingdom ruled by the kings. The art, architecture and the colorful decorations of these temples are just unmatchable. It is advisable to visit these temples early in the morning when they are not much crowded. These temples popularly known as Wats are the inseparable part of Buddhist religion and the monks living in them help in preserving the traditions and values of Buddhism. It’s not practical to visit all the temples, so a few of them arranged according to their popularity are Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Arun, Wat Pho and Wat Saket. While visiting this city of temples and angels for a relaxing stay apart from hotels, you have many other options of modern accommodations like condominiums and apartments. One, two, three bedroom

Bangkok Tourism
Apartments in Bangkok are provided on rent at many places of tourist interest. The Bangkok apartment rent is competitive and affordable. These Thailand apartment rents are the cheapest compared to the rents in other countries. Even you can prepare your own meals in the kitchen, if you are willing to minimize the overall costs. There are many service apartment providers in the city, so you can take advantage and select best apartment in Bangkok at competitive rates. Condominium at Bangkok offers the privileges of an apartment along with extra privacy.
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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Thailand July Festivals : Surin Candle Festival - Pattaya Marathon - Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival - Korat Candle Festival 2013

Last week of July is full of fun because four distinguish festival are celebrated at Thailand, they are -

  1. Surin Candle Festival
    • 20 July 2013 - 21 July 2013

  2. Pattaya Marathon
    • 20 July 2013 - 23 July 2013

  3. Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival
    • 22 July 2013 - 23 July 2013

  4. Korat Candle Festival 2013
    • 22 July 2013 - 23 July 2013

It is never miss carnival as four days are full of fun and traditional activity. United-21 Thailand Seaview Condo is sharing some of the snaps of festivals are bellow -

At Bung Ta Lua Park

Flower Exhibition 

Korat Candle Festival 2013

Korat Candle Festival 2013 Parade

Pattaya Marathon 2013

Surin Candle Festival Parade

Traditional Thai Dress

Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival-2013

Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival Parade
For more festival detail click here.

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Thursday, 18 July 2013

Phuket Raceweek 2013

Phuket Raceweek 2013 Schedule - 

Phukey Raceweek 2013 is starts on every year on month of July. Following are schedule for Phuket Racework 2013 -

Racing for all classes will be held in the waters around southern Phuket.

    • Wednesday 17/07/13
      • 10.00-16.00 Registration (late registration by prior arrangement only)
      • 17.30 Skippers briefing
      • 19.00 Opening Ceremony & Mount Gay Rum Thailand Party
    • Thursday 18/07/13
      • Racing from 10.00 hrs.
      • Daily prize giving & party
    • Friday 19/07/13
      • Racing from 10.00 hrs.
      • Daily prize giving & party.
    • Saturday 20/07/13
      • Racing from 10.00 hrs.
      • Daily prize giving & party.
    • Sunday 21/07/13
      • Racing from 10.00 hrs.
      • 18.30 Overall Regatta Prizes Ceremony and full buffet Closing Party. 
You  can find details instruction by clicking here.

- Phuket Raceweek Photos - 

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