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Samui & Surat Thani : Festivals & Events 2012
Parading Buddha Images or Chak Phra Festival
(October)

Held in the provincial town of Surat Thani on the 8th day of the waning moon of the 11th lunar month, the locals place Buddha images on elaborately decorated boats or carriages to be paraded in overland or waterborne processions to give a chance for people along the way to make merits by placing offerings and money into the carriages and boats. There are also traditional forms of evening entertainment.

For more details, contact TAT Surat Thani 0 7728 8818-9
*The event dates are tentative, please check before travelling.

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