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Wild nines light up Nong Nooch for lent

Nines were wild at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden as nine elephants with a combined age of 99 years cast nine candles to present to...

Buddhist Lent begins next week

July 22 & 23 This year, the Buddhist holy days of Asalaha Bucha and Khao Pansaa fall on July 22 & 23.  Both are...

Alcohol sales banned July 22-23

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

Buddhist Lent candle parade, contest set for July 18-19

Candles decorated for Buddhist Lent will be on full display as students carry them down Beach Road and present them to area temples July...

City & school officials plan Lent parade, marching band contest

Pattaya officials met with school administrators to lay plans for next month’s Buddhist Lent candle parade and World Music Contest’s marching band competition in...

Auk Pansaa this week

Tuesday, October 30 marks the end of this year’s Buddhist Lent, or Auk Pansaa, celebrated on the full moon night of the eleventh...

Thailand celebrates two major Buddhist holidays

Last weekend, parades filled the streets and local temples were filled with worshipers as Thailand celebrated two major Buddhist holidays, Asalaha Bucha Day and...

Candle parade lights way for Buddhist Lent

Students from Pattaya’s 11 public schools competed to decorate the most beautiful and creative Buddhist Lent candles before joining the festive Asalaha Bucha...

Redemptorist blind students parade for Buddhist Lent

Students and teachers at Pattaya’s Redemptorist School for the Blind marked the start of Buddhist Lent with a candle parade and donation to...

Diana Group donates Lent candles to 3 temples

The Diana Group and Press Association of Pattaya celebrated the start of Buddhist Lent by offering candles and supplies to monks at area...

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