Queen’s Birthday ‑ Thailand
|Event Name||Queen’s Birthday - Thailand|
|Start Date||12th Aug 2017 12:00am|
The Queen's Birthday is observed every year in Thailand on August 12 and is national holiday. The birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit is also observed as National Mother's Day, just as the King's Birthday is observed as National Father's Day. The Queen's birthday is observed in Bangkok and broadcast throughout Thailand. Around the country, Thai people pause to pay respect to their mothers by presenting them with flowers. Markets will be very busy in the morning seeking merit for their mothers through feeding monks.
Source: Chiang Mai Best