The colorful festivals of Songkran and Loy Krathong are very quite popular even among tourists visiting Thailand from distant parts of the world. But, Thailand celebrates several other unique festivals that are not often mentioned in tourism books as well. One such festival that is celebrated in Thailand with great enthusiasm and joy is Chakri Memorial Day.
It is observed on April 6 for giving homage to the contribution made by the kings of Chakri dynasty, who have been ruling Thailand since 1782. The day is marked as the occasion for expressing gratitude, love and respect for the mighty kings by their loyal citizenry.
The Chakri Festivities and Dynasty
During the Chakri Fest, the Thailand people enjoy doing praiseworthy plays for the amusement of grand emperors of the reigning dynasty. Bhumibol Adulyadej is the prevailing king of Thailand. He is acknowledged as Rama IX. Ruling Thailand since 9 June 1946, he is the world's longest ruler heading any state and he has the longest-reigning sovereign in Thai record.
He is the ninth king of the dynasty and lead people in various ceremonials. The King, along with royal house members, commands over the religious rituals performed at the regal place. If you also want to be a part of this grandness, visit Thailand coming this April 6th and feel this grandness by dressing yourself in custom suits Bangkok. You can get one exclusively designed for yourself by any good Thailand Tailor say Tom's Fashion.