In Thailand, New Year is now officially celebrated on 1 January. Songkran was the official New Year until 1888, when it was switched to a fixed date of 1 April.
Is it 2021 in Thailand?
The year 2021 is the 240th year of the Rattanakosin Kingdom of Thailand. It is the sixth year in the reign of King Vajiralongkorn (Rama X), and is reckoned as year 2564 in the Buddhist Era.
What is the year 2558 in Thailand?
The year starts on January
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Can you buy alcohol in Thailand today?
You can buy alcohol in Thailand (in shops) ONLY from 11 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to midnight. I repeat, you can online buy alcohol in shops between : 11 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to midnight.
How do you convert to Thailand Year?
To summarize, simply add 543 years to get the Thai (Buddhist) year or subtract 543 to go back to the regular English year.
Why is Thai New Year in April?
The traditional Thai New Year Songkran was transformed into a national holiday. Celebrations are famous for the public water fights framed as ritual cleansing.
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What special day is today in Thailand?
Asanha Bucha Day is a special Buddhist holiday in Thailand marking the day when the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon at Benares in India over 2,500 years ago.