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Thailand holidays and celebrations

Thailand is well-known for the holidays which take place all the year round. The Thailand holidays and celebrations are mostly with Buddhist nature and they are connected with the Buddhist religious calendar which is dependent on the moon cycle. The Buddhist calendar is 543 years older from the Christian so 2006 is 2549 according to the Buddhist calendar. That’s why some of the holidays and celebrations in Thailand don’t have fixed dates. Most businesses and government offices are closed on public holidays but shops and attractions almost never close. The main holidays and celebrations in Thailand are the following, ordered chronologically: