Sunthorn Phu Day (26-30 June)

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The number of special days that we have in Thailand are wonderful. Sunthorn Phu Day is to commemorate a Royal Poet - Sunthorn Phu.

He was a poet in the reign of King Rama II and when this King passed away he resigned and became a Monk. Twenty years later, in the reign of King Rama III he returned to the Royal Court but this time he was appointed as a Royal Scribe (info from Wikipedia). 

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