December Holidays, Festivals, and Events SE Asia

Kings Birthday- 5th  Thailand

Bhumibol Adulyadej (Thai: ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช; RTGS: Phumiphon Adunyadet; pronounced [pʰuːmípʰōn ʔàdūnjādèːt] ( ); see full title below; born 5 December 1927) is the King of Thailand. He is also known as Rama IX

Thailand International Ballon Festival

ballon festival

ballon festival

Chiang Mai GymKhana Golf Club Thailand  December 6&7 2014  and to read more at Life SE ASIA a Magazine http://wp.me/p50fxw-1pT

web site and to buy tickets online

The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is Asia’s biggest and most popular regatta. Inaugurated in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, the event has been held every year since during the first week of December.

With Royal Patronage, the Regatta is organised by the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy and the Province of Phuket.

Web site for up to date information Phuket Kings Cup

Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Thailand

Kata Rocks Phuket ThailandThe Asia Super yacht Rendezvous is a prestigious invite only event that takes place once a year in Phuket, Thailand for superyacht owners, captains and their VIP guests.

For up to date information and dates go to their website ASIA SUPERYACHT RENDEZVOUS

 

Hmong New Year  beginning of December– Laos, Vietnam and Thailand

the Hmong New Year celebration, house spirits as well as the spirit of wealth (xim kaab) are honored. In addition, if a shaman is in the house, the healing spirits of She-Yee are also honored and released to wander the land (Neeb Foob Yeem)—similar tovacationing after a long year of working—until they are called back right after new year. Hmong New Year lasts only for 3 days—with 10 dishes of food each day, for a total of 30 dishes—thus the Hmong saying “eat 30.” Here are a few practices that the Hmong observe during their New Year Celebration, performed anytime during the 3 days of celebration.

 

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