Phetchabun (Thailand) – September 15, 2017 (travelindex.com) – Phetchabun province together with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites you to attend Um Phra Dam Nam Festival 2017 on September 19-23, 2017 at Phetchabun Buddha Garden, Wat Trai Phum, Wat Bot Chana Man, in order to promote traditions in the province. Watch a variety of performances and activities such as parades around the city, water parades, Um Phra Dam Nam and food festivals.
Um Phra Dam Nam Festival is an annual tradition of Phetchabun which falls on the Sart Thai Day or 15th day of wanning moon 10th month of each year. On the day of the ceremony, Phetchabun Governor will enshrine Phra Putta Maha Thammaracha, Phetchabun invaluable Buddha statue into water. Locals believed that a sacred ritual will bring happiness and peace to the town. Rain will fall in its season, crops will be abundant and happiness will last longer for Petchabun Province. Um Phra Dam Nam Festival 2017 has the important activities as follow.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
– The sacred offering ceremony at Wat Trai Phum 09.09
– Buddha image procession around the city 18.00
– Opening ceremony by deputy prime minister Thanasak Patimapakorn 19.00
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
– The ceremony of Um Phra Dam Nam at Wat Bot Chana Man waterside 10.39
Thursday, 21-22 September 2017
– The boat races at Wat Trai Phum waterside.
For more information, please contact Phetchabun Municipality Telephone 056 711 007, TAT Office Phitsanulok Tel. 055 252 742-3, 055 259 907