Thailand Festivals January 2017 National Children’s day. Wan Dek (Children’s Day) is when the children across Thailand receive gifts from family members and are treated with even more affection than normal (if that’s possible in a country which is so very family orientated). It also means that the nations tourist attractions are kept very busy as most if not all will offer free or reduced entry prices for the kids. Many Government offices are also open to children and their families; this includes the Government House, the Parliament House Complex and various Military installations, plus kids go free on most public transport.
Usually, His Majesty the King gives advice addressing the children while the Supreme Monarch Patriarch of Thailand gives a moral teaching.
Thailand Festivals January 2017 National Children’s day
There is a Thai saying that states, “Children are the future of the nation, if the children are intelligent, the country will be prosperous.”
January Festivals in Thailand. The hyper links are in the main to Wikipedia pages which gives more detailson the city or province. While there are a few that have more specific information and send you to our main web pages.