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Festivals throughout Krabi

Krabi Culture | Take a look at the numerous attractive Krabi festivals

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Krabi festivals are celebrated with lots of pomp and show. There are many Krabi festivals, of which one of the more famous ones is the Krabi Boek Fa Andaman Festival. This is a Krabi festival that is celebrated annually, to inaugurate the tourist season of Krabi. The festival is celebrated with sea kayak competitions, boat races, parades and local products contests.

The Loi Ruea Chao Le Festival is a spectacular Krabi festival

Another Krabi festival is the Loi Ruea Chao Le Festival, which is celebrated on Koh Lanta. This festival is celebrated annually, on the full moon day of the sixth and eleventh months of the lunar calendar. This is the Krabi festival where sea gypsies from Koh Lanta and nearby islands meat on the beach of Ban Sala Dan to float boats on the sea and harbor good luck.

The other important Krabi festival is the Chinese New year that is celebrated on February. The Krabi festival Macha Bucha Day is celebrated on the month of March. This Krabi festival is recognized by the Buddhists as a holy day. The Thai New Year is the next Krabi festival that is celebrated with pomp and show in the month of April.

Enjoy the ethnicity of Krabi by visiting Krabi during a Krabi festival

A grand fair Krabi festival is organized in the month of June where prices in departmental stores and shops are cut down to promote tourism in Thailand. On the night of the full moon of November, you can witness the spectacular Krabi festival, Loy Krathong festival, the Festival of Lights.

Then of course, the New Year in January is celebrated with grandeur and jubilation on the streets of Krabi. So if you really are interested in taking part and witnessing some ethnicity and culture of Krabi during your trip here, visit Krabi during one of its many Krabi festivals.


Last Updated: 26 Mar 2008


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