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Thailand festivals

Gallery: Thailand’s goriest event of the year, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Gallery: Thailand’s goriest event of the year, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

A guide to all the food, processions and bloody rituals. Plus, a look back at last year's action
Gallery: Primates chow down at Thailand's annual monkey buffet

Gallery: Primates chow down at Thailand's annual monkey buffet

The macaque-infested town of Lopburi laid out 2,000 kilos of treats for the hungry little monkeys to feast on
Nothing to celebrate in Bangkok as Loy Krathong events canceled

Nothing to celebrate in Bangkok as Loy Krathong events canceled

Official festival events are off in the flooded city but public parks are still open for "floating"