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Phi Ta Khon Festival 24-26 June 2017

April 28, 2017

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Phi Ta Khon Festival 24-26 June 2017

Every year, Dan Sai district in Loei province in the Northeast of Thailand stages a colorful event known as Bun Luang or ‘Bun Pawat’ and the famous Phi Ta Khon Festival. This is a unique celebration of the province and the colourful processions and masked villagers ensure that every year, a large number of visitors come to the little village to enjoy the fun. This year, the event will take place from 24-26 June 2017. The most recognised feature of...

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Tourism festival in Chiang Khan to attract more visitors

February 21, 2017

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Tourism festival in Chiang Khan to attract more visitors

The northeastern province of Loei has kicked off a campaign to attract visitors to Chiang Khan district. The campaign is aimed at promoting constructive tourism by introducing travelers to attractions and activities that allow them to explore and appreciate the culture and lifestyle of Chiang Khan people. Visit My Thailand Photos for more images of this area. Highlights of Chiang Khan include a tram sightseeing trip to the old quarter, excursions along the Mekong River, tours of fishing and...

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Phu Rua Christmas Festival until 31 January 2017

December 26, 2016

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Phu Rua Christmas Festival until 31 January 2017

The local authority of Phu Rua district in Loei province in cooperation the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Loei Office is organising the 5th Phu Rua Christmas Festival to encourage tourists to visit Thailand’s largest Christmas tree plantations which are at their most magnificent during the cool season. The festival will run until 31 January 2017. The planting of the Phu Rua plantation was inspired by the royal initiative of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej who convinced locals to...

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Phi Ta Khon Festival confirmed for 6-8 July 2016

March 27, 2016

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Phi Ta Khon Festival confirmed for 6-8 July 2016

One of the most colourful and unusual festivals in Thailand is Phi Ta Khon which takes place every year in Dan Sai in Loei Province. The date for this year is confirmed for 6-8 July 2016. It is often called the Ghost Festival by the English language media due to the masks worn by the participants during the big parade on the second day. If you are planning on going, you need to book your accommodation in advance as...

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4th Phu Rua Poinsettia Festival in Loei

December 1, 2015

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4th Phu Rua Poinsettia Festival in Loei

A winter tourism campaign has official kicked off in Loei province, where visitors can enjoy a sea of blooming poinsettia trees. These trees are also known locally as a Christmas tree for its bright red and green colours. Tourists wishing to see the trees in bloom are urged to visit Phu Rua district from now until the end of the cool season in late January. Loei is the largest producer of Christmas trees in Thailand. It earns 200 million...

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Full Schedule for Phi Ta Khon Festival 2015

June 17, 2015

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Full Schedule for Phi Ta Khon Festival 2015

Phi Ta Khon, one of the most colourful traditional festivals of Loei province, is a unique masked procession which takes place during a three-day Buddhist merit-making holiday known locally as Boon Prawat. This annual event, sometimes called The Ghost Mask Festival by foreign tourists, will be held from 26-28 June 2015 in the village of Dan Sai in Loei.  The whole event is called Bun Luang, and the highlight of this unique festival is a long, colourful parade of young people who dance and...

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“Tour of I-san Loei Classic” is on 7th June 2015

May 26, 2015

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“Tour of I-san Loei Classic” is on 7th June 2015

The highlands of religion, philosophy, folk wisdom and tradition of Loei province in Northeastern Thailand is set to welcome some 300 cyclists from Thailand and around the world during the “Tour of I-san Loei Classic” on 7th June 2015. Organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in cooperation with the Loei Provincial Administration, Life and Living Bikenet, and Nok Air, the event is aimed at promoting green tourism in the northeastern region, or I-san, under the Tour of...

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Phi Ta Khon Festival in Loei

July 19, 2013

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Phi Ta Khon Festival in Loei

  One of the most unique and colourful festivals in Thailand is Phi Ta Khon that takes place every year in Dansai in Loei Province. It is sometimes translated into English as the Ghost Festival as many people wear ghost masks during the processions. Really the festival is called Bun Luang which is a combination of two different festivals. These are Bun Phra Wet and Bun Bang Fai. The first is the continuous listening of thirteen sermons. The other...

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Lung Wut Garden in Phu-rua District, Loei

July 11, 2013

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Lung Wut Garden in Phu-rua District, Loei

On the main road between Loei city and Dan Sai there are number of plant nurseries. The main one which is worth stopping at is Lung Wut Garden. This has a large variety of plants from cactus to orchids. It is free to wander around as they also sell the plants at reasonable prices. Click here for a map of this location and other places in Loei Province. FollowShare

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Phi Ta Khon Ghost Festival Confirmed for 22-24 June 2012

March 20, 2012

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Phi Ta Khon Ghost Festival Confirmed for 22-24 June 2012

One of the most unique and colourful festivals in Thailand is Phi Ta Khon that takes place every year in Dansai in Loei Province. It is sometimes translated into English as the Ghost Festival as many people wear ghost masks during the processions. According to the TAT office in Loei, the dates for the festival this year have already been confirmed. The Phi Ta Kon Festival will take place from 22nd to 24th June 2012. The parades will be...

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