Asalha Bucha usually falls in July and marks the beginning of Buddhist Lent in Southeast Asia, a three-month celebration during which monks remain inside their temples as much as possible, while avoiding unnecessary travel.
Today is Chakri Memorial Day, which commemorates the establishment of the Chakri Dynasty and the founding of Bangkok by King Rama I on 6 April 1782. It is one of the most important holidays of the year in Thailand
Today is Makha Bucha Day, one of the most important holidays on Thailand's Lunar Calendar. It commemorates 2 importants dates in the development of Buddhism, which occurred exactly 45 years apart.
Thais celebrate Coronation Day with 3 days of lavish celebrations in Bangkok, the nation's capital, and elsewhere around the Kingdom. King Bhumibol Adulyadej was coronated on 5 May 2014.