Select Language to see

Search For Thailand

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.





Read our Previous Post

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.

Read our Previous Post