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May 1 – 31, 2010

RAYONG FRUIT FESTIVAL
Rayong

Rayong has made a name for itself as a treasure trove of exotic tropical fruits, and plays host for an annual fruit festival. Fruit contests, displays of agricultural and horticultural produce, sales of local handicrafts and products, colorful floats decorated with fruit and flowers paraded through the streets, beauty pageants, cultural performances, and folk entertainment add to the festive ambience of the event.

 

 May 13 - 15, 2010
TRAT FRUIT FAIR
Trat

Trat has the ideal conditions for the propagation of almost all of tropical fruits. Among its famous fruits are durian, rambutan, mangosteen, salak, and pineapple. Trat Fruit Fair includes merit making, exhibitions, fruit contests, and various entertainments.
 
  May 7 – 9, 2010
BUN BANG FAI ROCKET FESTIVAL
Yasothon

Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival, the most celebrated of Isan's merit-making rituals, has been strictly observed by the residents of Isan for generations. It is essentially an annual ritual to ensure that the seasonal rains fall at the appropriate time in the planting cycle. In this process, Buddhist merit-making traditions are also observed and reinforced.
 
  May 1, 2010
JUMBO BANQUET CEREMONY
Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo, Nakhon Pathom

Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo hosts the Jumbo Banquet as an annual event. At the banquet, the Thai people allow elephants to feast on 6 tons of their favorite vegetables and fruit to show gratitude to them for all their hard work, as well as the happiness they bring to the public.
 
  May 9, 2010
THE ROYAL PLOUGHING CEREMONY
Sanam Luang, Bangkok

The Royal Ploughing Ceremony is an ancient Brahminical rite dating back to the Sukhothai period (1257 - 1350 A.D.) The ceremony, which heralds the start of the new rice-growing season, was undertaken to assure a successful planting season and an abundance of the nation's crops. Festivities were held to boost the farmers' morale, urging them to strive for an abundant harvest and ensure sufficient reserves for times of war as well as for export overseas.
 
  

May 31 - June 5,  2010

9th SAMUI INTERNATIONAL YACHT REGATTA
Samui, Surat Thani

 

The Koh Samui Regatta is set to maintain its strong reputation as one of the highlights of the Asian sailing circuit. The week long sailing extravaganza, now officially recognized by the International Sailing Federation, brings together many of the world’s top sailors, guaranteeing a week of fun filled racing action and partying.

 

 

   

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