Roi Et to host traditional merit-making festival in March

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ROI ET, 24 January 2013 – Roi Et Province is preparing to host the Boon Pawed or a traditional merit-making festival to preserve its original culture. 

The Boon Pawed is the sermon on the story of Buddha’s last incarnation. Apart from that, locals will dress up in traditional Thai costumes and join a decorative parade. Folk dance and plays will be part of the highlight. The grand event is aimed at promoting local tourism as well.

The Boon Pawed Festival will take place at Somdet Phra Srinagarindra Park and Bung Palanchai in Muang District of Roi Et.

In addition, the Tourism Authority of Thailand is also holding the 3rd Amazing I-San Fair at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center during January 24-27 to promote the tourism sector in the Northeast.