Last Updated on August 25, 2017
__Friday, 05 May 2017__ is [Coronation Day](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronation_Day) in Thailand วันฉัตรมงคล (Wan Chattra Mongkhon).
– Saturday, 05 May 2018
This day has been celebrated every year since 5 May 1950, and commemorates His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s accession to the throne on 9 June 1946. Thailand retains the [rite of coronation](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronation) of her monarch.