Hae Nam Khuen Hong Festival Sukothai 2012

Dates: 03/08/2012 Dates: 03/08/2012

The ceremony is held to honour “Muen Nakhon” or “Chaopho Mueang Dong”, the establisher of Dong City. He was talented and courageous, as well as specialized in catching elephants and utilising them in war. Later, he was executed to prove his loyalty to King Tilokkarat. Then, the villagers organized a ceremony to pay homage to Chaopho Mueang Dong by preparing a more-than-50-elephant parade wonderfully decorated, passing the village to pay respect to the shrine of Chaopho Khao Mung and onward to the plaza of Chaopho Mueang Dong Monument to pay homage to Chaopho Mueang Dong.

Date: 17 – 19 April, 2012
Location: the plaza of Chaopho Mueang Dong Monument, Tambon Ban Tuek, Amphoe Si Satchanalai, Sukothai
For more information: Tambon Si Satchanalai Municipality Office Tel. 0 5569 7153, 0 5595 0625
Tourism Authority of Thailand, Sukhothai Tel. 0 5561 6228-9 , 0 5561 6366 Fax. 0 5561 6230

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