Old tradition in Mae Hong Son Thailand Travel Guide
Thailand Travel Guide Old tradition in Mae Hong Son

Old tradition in Mae Hong Son Thailand Travel GuideBetween March 25 and April 15, Mae Hong Son province will hold the annual Poi Sang Long – the ordination of novices – from the Thai Yai ethnic group. It is a moving and colourful spectacle with a grand procession of the young novices through the pretty town. Other highlights include drum processions and Thai Yai cultural performances. The event is hosted by Mae Hong Son municipality, Jong Kam Klang Temple and Hua Wiang Temple. For more details, contact the Tourism Authority of Thailand Northern Office Region 1 call (053) 248604, 248607, 241466 or fax (053) 248605.

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Andaman Fair at Ranong Thailand Travel Guide

Andaman Fair at Ranong Thailand Travel GuideRanong’s Andaman Week Fair will be held from April 1 to 7 and it’s a time to enjoy fresh seafood and delicious local fare, visit the hot springs and take in the spectacular coastal landscape. There will be excursions to Ranong’s Koh Chang and Koh Payam as well as a variety of outdoor sports and leisure activities such as mini-marathons, mountain biking, fishing and river rafting. For more details call (077) 823258.

Celebrating Ban Chiang’s Heritage Udon Thani Thailand Travel Guide

Celebrating Ban Chiang’s Heritage Udon Thani Thailand Travel GuideThe district of Ban Chiang in Udon Thani caught the world’s attention in 1966 when prehistoric tools, utensils, clay and earthenware pots with distinctive designs were found at the ancient site. The excavation offered evidence of a prehistoric settlement dating back 5,000 years - considered one of the world’s earliest bronze production centres. It was declared a World Heritage site by the United Nations in 1992. People in Udon Thani are proud of their Heritage Site and they are celebrating today and Sunday at the Ban Chiang National Museum, which offers a fascinating insight into the way of life during the prehistoric period. Isaan culture is showcased with a light and sound presentation and cultural plays. For details, contact the Tourism Authority of Thailand Northeastern Office Region 5 at (042) 325406-7.