King's Birthday in Thailand
King's Birthday in Thailand is held on July 28. This event in the third decade of the month July is annual. Help us
Commemorates the birth of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in 1952.
Thais Adore Their Royal Family. Authorities in Thailand are going all out to mark the birthday of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn this week as part of wider moves to consolidate his power and build his reputation as he emerges from his late father’s shadow. Vajiralongkorn’s birthday, July 28, was made a public holiday for the first time t2017 year and promises to be a grand event with celebrations abroad and at home.
Thailand is the world's largest exporter of rice. In Thailand, it is illegal to leave your house without underwear on. Thailand was actually known as Siam until 1939 (and again from 1945 to 1949). Siamese cats are native to Thailand.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
National Thai Language Day on July 29 (Thailand);
Beginning of Vassa on August 1 (First waning moon, 8th Thai lunar month);
World Elephant Day on August 12 (Conceived in 2011 by Canadian filmmakers Patricia Sims and Michael Clark of Canazwest Pictures, and Sivaporn Dardarananda, Secretary-General of the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation in Thailand, it was officially founded, supported and launched by Patricia Sims and the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation on August 12, 2012);