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Phuket Vegetarian Festival street processions continue

PHUKET: The street processions began yesterday (Oct 19) with the first ‘Yew Keng’ procession held at the Choor Su Gong Shrine (Naka Shrine) in Wichit, followed by the devotees and Mah Song spirit mediums leading the procession from the Sapam Shrine, on Thepkrasattri Rd, north of Phuket Town. This morning, starting at 7:09am, people lined […]Read More

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Phuket Postpones Reopening to Foreign Tourists Until the End of

BANGKOK, Oct 7 (TNA) – The resort island of Phuket has postponed reopening to foreign tourists until the end of the Vegetarian Festival to create confidence among local tourists. Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control Dr. Kajornsak Kaewcharat said the first group of 150 Chinese tourists, earlier scheduled to arrive in Phuket on […]Read More

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Phuket to Hold Vegetarian Festival in October

PHUKET, Sept 24 (TNA) – Phuket will go ahead with the annual vegetarian festival from Oct 17-25 with strict disease control measures to be put in place. Phuket vice governor, Wongsakorn Nunchukan said although there has been no foreign tourists, coming to Phuket so far, the province will still organize the annual vegetarian festival to […]Read More

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival takes a COVID-19 hit

PHUKET: Fire-walking, bladed-ladder climbing, hot oil bathing and crossing “bridges of nails” have all been banned at this year’s Phuket Vegetarian Festival following a directive from the Phuket Communicable Disease Committee. However, the committee has made no such rulings on the face piercings that have made the festival famous. Full story: thephuketnews.com By Tanyaluk Sakoot […]Read More

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Culture Minister presides over Vegetarian Festival official event

PHUKET: Culture Minister Itthiphol Kunplome was in Phuket yesterday evening (Sept 30) to preside over an official Phuket Vegetarian Festival event at Queen Sirikit Park in Phuket Town. Present at the ceremony were Phuket Governor Phakaphong Tavipatana, Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana and a host of other officials. Full story: thephuketnews.com By The Phuket NewsRead More

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Vegetarian Festival observed nationwide

BANGKOK, 10th October 2018 (NNT) – People both local and foreign have continued to join in Vegetarian Festival activities across the nation. On Bangkok’s Yaowarat road, Bangkok Governor Pol Gen Assawin Kwanmuang did the honors of banging a ceremonial drum to set off the annual celebration, this year being observed on the theme “New Horizons, […]Read More

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Phuket City Municipality invites all to 2018 Veg Fest

PHUKET: Phuket City Municipality, the Phuket Chinese Shrines Association and Phuket Cultural Association are inviting all to join this year’s Phuket Vegetarian Festival from Tuesday (Oct 9) until Oct 17. Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana said at a press conference held earlier this week that the Vegetarian Festival is a major ancient event for Phuket’s […]Read More

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Culture Min invites all to join Vegetarian Festival

BANGKOK, 03 October 2018 (NNT) – The Culture Minister and his officials, have paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister as part of his ministry’s campaign to promote the Vegetarian Festival 2018. The Minister also invited everyone to take part in the annual event. The Department of Religious Affairs and the Thai Council of […]Read More