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Phichit Boat-Racing Festival
Contact Details

Name

TAT Chiang Rai Office TAT Chiang Rai Office

Address

TAT Call Center 1672

Telephone

+66 5371 7433, +66 5374 4674-5

Detail

Date 7 - 8 Sep 2013

Vanue : Nan River in front of Tha Luang Temple, Phichit province


Long Boat-Racing Festival is arranged every year during Thai Buddhist Lent Period about September or October on days that river tide is highest. It will be held by local people beside rivers from provinces which big rivers pass by. Boats, which they use on the festival, will be chose and made from auspicious trees of each area's believing. They train and prepare rowing-crews to be most fit and ready for being their agent of the festival. The visitors can enjoy the excited racing and see each beautiful decorative long boat that be made from each local believing and idea. During the festival, there are also the boat procession, Miss beautiful lady contest, cultural performances and selling booths of local products.


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