Author Topic: Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival - Yasothon 13-15 May 2016  (Read 1046 times)

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Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival in Yasothon is 13-15 May 2016

The Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival is held in Yasothon the north east in May. Where Villagers spend months beforehand preparing home made rockets, The festival comes out of ancient stories about reminding the animist god Phaya Thaen to send the rains for the planting season, lets hope it happens.

Plenty to see as in main street in Yasothorn, colourful floats, gaily dressed dancers, beauty pageants and of course the loudest rock or local music imaginable.

Sunday is normaly the day for the rockets which sometimes don't go as planned, an event not to be missed but be careful and stand well back.

Thailand - Rocket Festival (Bun Bang Fai)

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Re: Rocket Festival violators ‘face death penalty’
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2016, 01:54:22 PM »
Rocket Festival violators ‘face death penalty’

The governor of Ubon Ratchathani has threatened a life sentence for anyone who fires a rocket and causes damage to an aircraft during the upcoming Bun Bang Fai Festival.

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Re: Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2017, 09:07:09 PM »
That time of year again - rain dance anyone - Thailand's northeast hailed the start of the crucial monsoon season over the weekend

Mud, music and missiles greet Thai monsoon
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