Thailand is blessed with countless festivals, celebrations and events throughout the year. While some are celebrated throughout the entire kingdom, others are specific to particular regions. Some festivals
*Midnight Food Offerings to the Monks* (ตักบาตรเที่ยงคืน) also called *Wednesday Full Moon Offerings* in Northern Thai (ภาษาทางเหนือ เรียกว่า วันเป็งปุ๊ด). On certain full moons, Buddhists can offer food to
## Fireballs in the Mekong There is an unusual (some would say paranormal) event that takes place year-round in the Mekong River. Unexplained [Naga fireballs](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naga_fireball) บั้งไฟพญานาค *Boong Fai
The [Mid-Autumn Festival](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid-Autumn_Festival) – [เทศกาลไหว้พระจันทร์](http://th.wikipedia.org/wiki/เทศกาลไหว้พระจันทร์) – also known as the Moon Festival – takes place at the full moon of the eighth month in the [Chinese Lunar Calendar](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_calendar).
__Sixth or seventh lunar month, exact date set by mediums (between March and July)__. ## Dan Sai Ghost Festival [Phi Ta Khon (ผีตาโขน)](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi_Ta_Khon) is the most popular festival
## The Meaning of Wisaka Bucha [Wisaka Bucha](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesākha) (วันวิสาขบูชา), pronounced _Wisakha Bucha_ in Thai, is the most important religious holiday in the Buddhist calendar. It celebrates the birth,
## Royal Ploughing Ceremony – Thai Public Holiday ## The [Royal Ploughing Ceremony](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Ploughing_Ceremony) is an ancient rite observed in Thailand and Cambodia to mark the traditional beginning of
[Magha Puja](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magha_Puja) (มาฆบูชา) (Makha Bucha) is an important Buddhist religious festival, celebrated in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. Magha is a Pali and Sanskrit word meaning _the third