Pai-Mae Hong San in Thailand
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You will be happy in your trip to Ayutthaya, central of Thailand if you read it’s before coming to Ayutthaya.
Buffalo racing is a traditional festival of Chon Buri, Thailand since 100 years ago. The day before full moon night of the eleventh Lunar month (period of Buddhist’s lent) at Wat Yai Intharam will be held this festival. In the festival has religious ceremony called “Tedmahachart” (the monks give a sermon about story of Gautama Buddha as Vessantara). Most of the owner which gifts of the Buddhist priests is farmer and gardener. They used yoke for transfering the offerings of monk such as paddy, rice, raw betel nut, coconut, banana and sugar cane etc. They decorate the cart with the curtain which made of flower. It’s very beautiful. When the cart arrive at the temple at the same time, it’s make the temple crowded with buffalos (about 26 buffalos) and people. In the afternoon, group of carter will go to the lotus pool with their buffalo which far from temple for feed their buffalo. At that time, if they want an amusement they will challenge the others for buffalo racing. The rule is you have to ride buffalos until reach the finish line for the first, the main point is you have to go along with your buffalo also if you fall from buffalo, you lose. But you know buffalo is not like a horse and it hardly to control so almost of the competitor will fall from buffalo, it’s make the audiences funny. After the racing end the winner will ride his buffalos to the market for show his power. Later year, others neighbor groups are join with this racing so it becomes a local tradition festival.
• Buffalo racing which classified by size • Healthy contest of buffalo • Fashion contest of buffalo which the concept is beautiful, creative and fun. • Parade of decorated cart • Others
Date: 17 October, 2005 Place: The field of city hall in Chon Buri (the Eastern of Thailand) Tel: 0-3827-0070, 0-3842-8750
Thailand knowledge Park or everybody knows is TK Park situated at Floor 6, the Central World Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand. The TK Park this idea of Mr. Thaksin Shinawatra the Prime Minister of Thailand about “A lively library”. He said “A lively library, which embraces continuous changes, with good and updated books. A library that will never die”. From his speech during the Thailand knowledge Park opening on 24 January 2004. In TK Park includes four zones. The first zone is the Living Library. Children relax while reading. They are freedom to do every thinks such as walking around, eating or drink and chat. In library have the book more than 5,000 and 150 different subjects, including entertainment, life skills, study guides, journals and magazines. The second zone is the Open Space. The children can enjoin the activities such as event “Open the door to the pre-historic world”, TK Park is welcoming the rainy season with many fresh activities, which will take you to the world of learning in a fun way. The children are self-educated. They will get creative power from activities, watching movie or theater and workshop the cartoon. The third zone is the Virtual Reality or VR room. In this room have system of knowledge combine between high technical of 3D computer graphic and game. In room have equipment for user such as Head Mounted Display, VR Glove and Head Tracking Device. The last zone is the TK Teen Shop, including TK product such as Stationery and office, supplies Pencil cases and others, TK Park caps & T-shirts and Multi-purpose bags. The children sell and make product by themselves. And the student high-school and university level, they will be owner of TK Park Coffee Corner or part time job at Tk Park.
• Normal we can see firefly all year, but the best time to see is summer and rainy season, especially rainy season since May – October. • The best time to see is in you can see the waning moon because light of firefly clearly and should be the period of flood tide since oarsman can oar boat near cork tree. Firefly often to hold on it. • Sailing on the night time to see firefly along the river and canal. The oarsman should have skillful of route and know well where the firefly live.
If you want to see this firefly, you can go to Samut Songkhram province, central of Thailand by car, bus and train. It’s far from Bangkok 72 kilometers, located southwest of Bangkok more information tel: 0 3471 4881.