What are important holidays in Thailand?

What is the most celebrated holiday in Thailand?

Songkran is one of the biggest and most important Thai holidays. The 3 day celebration is often combined with the weekend to make a 5 day break. This holiday is celebrated with parades, religious ceremonies, and festivities throughout the country.

What holidays do they have in Thailand?

Thailand Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day. 01 January 2021.
  • Makha Bucha Day. 26 February 2021.
  • Chakri Day. 06 April 2021.
  • Songkran (Thai New Year) 13 April 2021 to 15 April 2021.
  • Labour Day. 01 May 2021.
  • Coronation Day. 05 May 2021.
  • Visakha Bucha Day. 26 May 2021.
  • Mid Year Bank Holiday. 01 July 2021. Note: Observed only by banks.

What religion is in Thailand?

Religions by region

Religion in Thailand (2015)
Buddhism 94.50%
Islam 4.29%
Christianity 1.17%
Hinduism 0.03%

Is Christmas a holiday in Thailand?

Religion. As only a small percentage of the Thai population are Christian, Christmas isn’t an official holiday in Thailand. Over 90% of the Thai population are Buddhist. With Buddhism being very accepting, Christian festivals like Christmas can also be enjoyed by Buddhists in Thailand.

What are the two major festivals in Thailand?

10 Best Festivals in Thailand

  • Water Festival (Songkran)
  • Ghost Festival (Phi Ta Khon)
  • Lantern Festival (Yi Peng)
  • Rocket Festival (Boon Bang Fai)
  • Buffalo Racing Festival (Wing Kwai)
  • Lopburi Monkey Banquet.
  • Vegetarian Festival.
  • Wonderfruit Music and Arts Festival.
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Can I live in Thailand if I marry a Thai?

You can apply to live in Thailand long term if you are married to a Thai or if you have a Thai child or children. The marriage visa for Thailand is issued at a Thai Embassy in your home country and it is normally issued as a single entry visa and valid for 90 days once you enter Thailand.

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