The Phuket Vegetarian Festival

October 3, 2014 by | Filed Under: Festivals, Travel

Early October the Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or the Nine Emperor Gods Festival) came to an end. Phuket Branch Manager Gonzalo Gil Lavreda from Khiri Travel Thailand visited this colorful event and reports..

Witness the Surreal Phuket Vegetarian Festival

August 8, 2013 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, News, Thailand

See traditions of the past come alive at Phuket’s most celebrated festival. Chinese gods Giu Ong will descend from the heavens and reside in Phuket for nine days The Vegetarian Festival is a time for spiritual and physical cleansing, paying respect to ancestors and receiving blessings. It is the most significant cultural event in Phuket. […]

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