How do Thailand celebrate their new year?
Visiting temples: A huge number of Thais also visit temple during the evening or night time to mark the changing of the year with good luck and prosperity. Making merit and giving alms to monks are common. It’s the Thai spiritual way to begin the new year with peace of mind.
What are some traditions in Thailand?
A: Here are the famous festivals that make Thailand’s culture and traditions loved by so many people across the world.
- Songkran (The Water Festival)
- Loy Krathong (Festival of Lights)
- Yi Peng Festival.
- Magha Puja.
- Visakha Bucha (Buddha’s Birthday)
- Royal Plowing Ceremony.
- Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival.
Does Thailand celebrate Easter?
In Thailand, the major religions are Buddhism, which takes up approximately 95% of the Thai population; and Islam, which accounts for nearly 4% of the population. … It is the reason why Easter Day is not widely celebrated in Thailand.
Does Thailand celebrate Christmas and New Year?
The Christmas and New Year seasons are important and busy times for tourism in Thailand so you’ll see all the decorations and Christmas spirit throughout the tourist hotspots.
What are the traditions and customs of Thailand?
Over 90% of Thais are Buddhists, and the religion strongly influences Thai cultural values. It’s important to be respectful when visiting temples. It’s also good practice to take your shoes off in homes, temples, and to avoid shaking hands, giving hugs, and touching your feet or others’ heads.