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Alcohol sales banned July 19 – 20

Back-to-back Buddhist holidays next week mean two dry days in Pattaya as bars, restaurants and entertainment venues are barred from selling alcohol. Asalaha Bucha Day,...

Candles, not neon, light Visakha Bucha Day in Pattaya

Pattaya turned off the neon lights and lit candles for 24-hours as area Buddhists celebrated Visakha Bucha Day. Believers began showing up to Khao Saotong...

Runners & walkers hit the road to celebrate Visakha Bucha Day

City Hall and the Pattaya Walking and Jogging Club teamed up to jointly organize this year’s walking, jogging and meditation activities on the Buddhist...

Thai Buddhists celebrated Visakha Bucha Day nationwide

Millions of Thai Buddhists joined together yesterday to mark Visakha Bucha Day going to temples across the country offering alms to monks in the...

Visakha Bucha walk-run kicks off Friday

Pattaya will commemorate Visakha Bucha Day Friday with a walk-run beginning at 3:30 p.m. Runners will trot five kilometers from the Tourism Authority of...

Pattaya Buddhists celebrate Buddha’s birth, death, enlightenment on Visakha Bucha Day

Pattaya-area residents crowded temples to mark the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha on the most important of Buddhist holidays, Visakha Bucha Day....

Chonburi plans full slate of activities for Visakha Bucha Day

Chonburi will mark Monday’s Visakha Bucha holiday by hosting a full-day of activities to kick off its “Buddhism Promotion Week.” Deputy Mayor Chamnanwit Taerat...

Monday, June 1 is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Monday, June 1, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist...

Pattaya residents walk, run on Visakha Bucha Day

Buddhist followers embraced the benefits of exercise as Pattaya organized a walk-run marathon for Visakha Bucha Day on May 13. Co-sponsored by the Pattaya...

Pattaya marks Visakha Bucha Day from dawn through dusk

Pattaya-area Buddhists circle Wat Nong Or, performing the Wien Thien ceremony on Visakha Bucha Day May 13.  Throughout the kingdom, this most holy of...