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Sunday, 2 June 2013

Savor the Unique Thailand Festivals and Events

One of the best aspects about Thailand that tourists admire is its important festivals that are celebrated every year. There is a festival in this country somewhere every month, which is a source of great fun and excitement for both locals as well as travelers. Many of the tourists make sure that their visit coincides with one of the Thailand festivals and events that involve grand celebrations. Thailand has a rich cultural heritage which has been shaped by its Buddhist traditions that were always protected from colonial influences. It is a country where modernity blends well with tradition, something which is rarely seen in any other country. An economy that depended on agriculture to a great extent, witnessed a boom in industry and services sectors in the 1980s. This paved way for the emergence of a modern society, but frequent political instability continued to create hurdles. Finally, tourism industry gave a much-needed boost to the economy, attracting plenty of tourists from different parts of the globe. Today, there are many travelers who visit Thailand not just for its natural beauty, but also for its amazing culture which is witnessed during festivals. Many of them even get the chance to be a part of festivities held on such occasions.

Thailand welcomes the New Year with a countdown at Central World Square located near Chidlom sky train station. New Year's Eve gives the chance for tourists and locals to have a great time with beer gardens, live music and lots of dancing. Many tourist visit Thailand from all over world to attain the New Year Eve and New Year Party. It is celebration going on all over Thailand.

In February, rock music lovers can enjoy the Phuket International Blues Rock Festival that features 12-15 live blues bands from Thailand and other countries such as Australia and United States. Most of music lover come to Thailand to attain Blue Rock Festival at Phuket. Specially Blue music genre is played at all over the Phuket.

The main highlight in March is the World Thai Martial Arts Festival which is held by Muay Thai Federation. Other than the entertaining fights, what makes this festival interesting is the ceremony that goes into it. Many tournament is held on occasion of this. The tournament is distinguished by weight of players. You can experience some of the best fight during this season.

April is the month for enjoying Thailand tourism with Songkran Festival, which is quite unique and absolutely funny. Tourists visiting Thailand during this time of the year can have water poured on their heads or hose pipes turned on to them. They would be surprised to know that this is actually the Thai New Year and water is used to bless friends and family members. 

Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival held in May can offer loads of fun, especially for kids. There are parades, dances, food and live music happening all over Thailand on this occasion. Homemade bottle rockets are also set off to persuade Gods to make it rain for a better harvest season. There are many other festivals like the birthday of the king of Thailand, which witnesses huge celebrations across the country. Kindly check for Thailand Public Holiday and Festival Calender - 2014 here....

Upcoming Thailand Festivals and Event 2014
  1. Durian Festival
    1 May 2014 - 30 June 2014
  2. Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival 2014
    1 June 2014 - 31 August 2014
  3. Thailand Tourism Festival 2014
    5 June 2014 - 9 June 2014
  4. Laguna Phuket International Marathon
    7 June 2014 - 9 June 2014
  5. Amazing Thailand Grand Sale
    15 June 2014 - 15 August 2014
  6. Samui Regatta 2014
    25 May 2014 - 1 June 2014

Accommodation at Thailand During Festival
Most of the hotels and resorts in Thailand are booked well in advance at the time of major festivals. But the heavy rush on such occasions would not prevent tourists from enjoying the festivities, as they can rent a Thailand condo room at much lower rates. Parades and dances can often be seen from the window of these rooms. They are often well-equipped with all the basic facilities, along with certain added amenities for tourists to have a pleasant and memorable stay. A seaview condo can not only help travelers to enjoy the festivities held during the important festivals, but would also offer them unobstructed views of the beach nearby. Condominiums in Thailand are also located close to all the famous attractions of the country, which is of great convenience for tourists. They can also book condos that are near the major stations; making it easier for them to travel to different locations, especially during festive occasions.

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