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June 12, 2017

Spirits of the Yellow Leaves – Walking into oblivion

The Mlabri are a first world people, currently going through a transformation process, which has taken others thousands of years…… and which could cost them their identity.     Most articles written about Thailand’s smallest of tribes, (who have been called “the most interesting and least understood people in Southeast[…]

March 16, 2017

The Ritual Bathing Ceremony for Phra That Hariphunchai Chedi

A week long celebration of Buddhism and the ancient Kingdom of Lanna –The Ritual Bathing Ceremony for Phra That Hariphunchai Chedi      When: Mid May Where: Phra That Hariphunchai Temple., Lamphun Province. Northern Thailand This annual week long celebration, (known as ประเพณีสรงน้ำพระธาตุหริภุญชัย), is an ancient Buddhist festival where people of all[…]

September 2, 2016

Luang Wiang Lakhon Fair

Luang Wiang Lakhon Fair – An ancient Lanna festival that Celebrates the return of Buddha and the end of Lent     When: Prior to 5th October 2017 Where: Wat Prathat Lampang Luang, Lampang Province. Northern Thailand Luang Wiang Lakhon Fair (งานหลวงเวียงละคอน) is held just prior to the end of  Buddhist Lent, in the first month[…]

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