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Celebrate Songkran festival in Chiang Mai

Celebrate Songkran festival in Chiang Mai

The time is upon us again, for some it is the most dreaded time of the year, for others the chance to reconnect with their inner child and go absolutely wild and crazy. Don`t miss out on Songkran in Chiang Mai Songkran, otherwise known as the Water Festival, is the traditional Thai New Year that takes […]

Buddhist Lent Day – Khao Phansa Festival

Buddhist Lent Day – Khao Phansa Festival

Khao Phansa Festival Chiang Mai Following the full moon day in July that marks the beginning of the Buddhist Lent and Khao Phansa festival. In this time of the year monks are required to stay in one place on temple grounds or Wat for a period of three months during the rain season, this is […]

Inthakin the City Pillar Festival

Inthakin the City Pillar Festival

This festival takes place over 8 days in Chiang Mai, starting from the twelfth day of the waning moon of the six lunar month, which in 2015 this is may 14-21. Inthakin or worship of the city pillar is a uniquely Chiang Mai festival, the inhabitants of Chiang Mai are given the opportunity to give […]