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International Balloon Festival in Hat Yai from 5-7 May 2017

April 26, 2017

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International Balloon Festival in Hat Yai from 5-7 May 2017

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Hat Yai City Municipality are gearing up for the third International Balloon Festival which will take place from 5-7 May 2017. Visitors will be able to see 15 fancy balloons from 13 countries, including Germany, Turkey and South Korea as well as various entertainment performances throughout the three day festival. Director of the TTAT’s Hat Yai Office, Panu Woramit said the event was expected to draw more than 100,000 people and generate...

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New Ten Meter High Sky Walk Proves popular at Songkhla Zoo

April 26, 2015

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New Ten Meter High Sky Walk Proves popular at Songkhla Zoo

Songkhla Zoo has attracted a lot of visitors this weekend, especially those from the three southernmost provinces, due to the opening of the new 10 meter high sky walk. The 12-million Baht construction enables visitors to go round the zoo with greater convenience and for children to have a better view of the animals. Songkhla Zoo houses many kinds of wildlife, both in Thailand and from abroad such as camels, banteng, tapis, lama, giraffes, tigers, antelopes, macaws, and flamingo. Moreover, the zoo...

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International Balloon Festival in Hat Yai 6-7 March

February 26, 2015

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International Balloon Festival in Hat Yai 6-7 March

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting tourists to visit Songkhla province in Southern Thailand for the International Balloon Festival held in March. Hatyai Municipality Office and the TAT will be hosting the event at Jiranakorn Stadium in Hatyai district of Songkhla province. The International Balloon Festival will take place from 6th-7th March 2015. Visitors can expect to see colorful hot-air balloons in different shapes from around the globe. They will also be given hot-air balloon rides to see...

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Hat Yai Midnight Songkran: 11-12 April 2012

March 30, 2012

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Hat Yai Midnight Songkran: 11-12 April 2012

The water-splashing and beauty pageants that feature at every Songkran Festival are as much part of the fun in Songkhla as all over Thailand. The city’s Hat Yai Midnight Songkran Festival has beauty contests, free concerts, Songkran procession, foam party, water throwing and other late-night fun. The festival runs from 11th to 13th April 2012. UPDATE: The Midnight Songkran is still taking place as planned. This year I am flying down there to take part in the event. I...

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Hat Yai Lantern Festival starts on 1st January 2012

December 22, 2011

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Hat Yai Lantern Festival starts on 1st January 2012

During the Hat Yai International Lantern Festival which runs from 1st January to 30th April 2012, the scenic Hat Yai Municipal Park will be transformed into a showcase of light presented under the theme, “The Colours of the South”. Source: Tourism Authority of Thailand FollowShare

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Offering Food to 12,600 Monks in Hat Yai on Sunday 21st August 2011

August 24, 2011

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Offering Food to 12,600 Monks in Hat Yai on Sunday 21st August 2011

Early on the morning of Sunday 21st August 2011 there will be a mass alms giving to 12,600 monks in the heart of Hat Yai. The event is to celebrate the 2600th Anniversary of the Lord Buddha’s Enlightenment Day. It will take place on Nipat Uthid 3 Road, Hat Yai district, Songkhla Province from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. The food offered to the monks will be distributed to the 286 temples in the four Southern provinces. The merit...

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