The King of Thailand’s Birthday

Whilst we were visiting Bankok, the King celebrated his 87th birthday on 5th December.

image
Long live the King

All of Thailand celebrates & there are processions, activities & huge tributes across the Kingdom on this national holiday.

image
Open air concerts
image
Open air Thai Boxing

The King was born on a Monday, which is signified by the colour yellow; therefore most of the population dresses in yellow & roads are decorated in huge yellow ribbons to celebrate.

image
People wearing yellow to celebrate

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s