Phimai Festival (7-10 Nov)

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For more than a century Thailand have celebrated the Phimai festival every year in November in the beautiful Phimai historical park.
This year from November 10. to November 13. the town of Phimai together with TAT (Tourist Authority of Thailand) hosts this festival to celebrate the region and its history.

The city will be buzzing for four days. You will be amazed with the beautiful temple Prasat Hin Phimai that for this event is the center of a big light and sound presentation. The Phimai historical park area will be filled with local art, exhibitions, cultural performances and amazing competitions and prizes.

The highlight of the festival is the boat race where beautiful colorful dragon boats compete on the Mun river in a race that have taking place year after year for several hundred years. This spectacular event does not only draw thousands of visitors from all over the world, it is also often attended by the royal family.

text from Travel Issan
Saw this advertised on the front page of the Bangkok Post
and this is 2012.

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