Sukhothai’s Elephant Back Ordination Ceremony Returns Just Before Songkran for a Journey of Faith.

Experience the captivating Elephant Back Ordination Ceremony in Sukhothai province, where elephants gracefully carry ordained candidates in a mesmerizing display of tradition and spirituality. Scheduled for April 7-8, just before the Songkran Festival, this ancient ceremony unfolds in Baan Hat Siao, Si Satchanalai District. Honoring Prince Vessantara’s selflessness, it embodies the harmonious blend of Buddhism, nature, and culture. The highlight occurs on April 7, featuring a vibrant procession with rhythmic drumbeats and vivid colors, winding through rustic Thai Phuan communities alongside the tranquil Yom River. Witness the symbolic crossing of the river, signifying unity and celebration. The festivities conclude with a monastic recitation ceremony, marking the end of a spiritually enriching journey. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Lao Phuan community and Thailand’s timeless traditions.

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Blues On The Beach Is Back With A Melodic Feast

Prepare to immerse yourself in an evening of enchanting melodies and culinary delights this March, as Blues on the Beach returns to the picturesque setting of Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa. This year, the event will feature a thrilling partnership with Bourbon Street, the esteemed Bangkok eatery celebrated for its authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine since its establishment in 1986.

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Sukhothai, a treasure trove of historical and cultural significance, lies approximately 427 kilometers (about 265 miles) north of Bangkok. While you’re here, don’t forget to explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Sukhothai Historical Park and Si Satchanalai Historical Park for a comprehensive cultural experience.