Ghost Festival or Pi Tha Kon Festival in Thailand’s Loei province is a must-visit hungry ghost festival. Ghosts always have taken a prominent role in Thai beliefs. Thai TV drama series focuses on spirits visiting families and friends and making their lives as uncomfortable as it can get. The Thai Festival in Loei Provence takes place in Dan Sai. The Ghost Festival or in Thai Pi Tha Kon Festival is a giant happening for the small and sleepy farmers’ town of Dan Sai.

Scary Ghosts at Thailand Ghost Festival

The Thai hungry ghost festival 2022 brings together local tradition, spirituality as well as a party-like atmosphere behind the masks. Thousands of locals celebrate a mixture of Buddhist and animist beliefs. The Pi Tha Kon Festival takes place during the procession of boys and girls in colourful outfits wearing masks. These head-peace masks are from woven cones used to steam the sticky rice. Banana Trunk or wood creates the face.

 

Mae Nak Phra Khanong Ghost Story. Thailand Event Guide

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Ghost Festival is a Platform for the Living and Death

The Thai hungry ghost festival is always at the weekend of the sixth full moon on the lunar calendar and resets a party where both death and living would love to attend with lots of cute girls, Thai food and music. The festival is a platform for heroes to overcome their fears for ghosts and other superstitions. The site for the Ghost festival Thailand is the main street with the two temples accelerating the Dan Sai town‘s activity.

How to Travel to Dansai

The trip overland takes approx 6 hours. You can take the bus from Mo Chit Bus Station. Travel from Bangkok centre with the BTS/Skytrain to Mo Chit. Take a ten minutes taxi drive to Mo Chit bus station. The distance is app. five hundred (500) kilometres. Most buses have air-conditioned. Select carefully your bus. Private bus companies often have lesser stops and your travel will be shorter than the government buses. Buses usually depart around 9:30 AM and 10 AM. Check at the bus station for the exact departure times to avoid any travel disappointments.

Thailand celebrates lots of different festivals which are platforms of happiness to attend. Thailand largest festival is probably the Songkran Festival where millions of people take cars, buses or aeroplanes to drive home and reunite with their families.

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