H.M.The King's Birthday Celebrations
December 5, 2001
H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch.
is well beloved and deeply respected by all Thais old and young. The
occasion of his royal birthday provides his loyal subjects the
opportunity to express their reverence for him. All over the
country. buildings and homes are elaborately decorated and the area
around the Grand Palace is spectacularly illuminated.
World Heritage Site Celebrations
December 13 - 19, 2001
Ayutthaya Historical Park, Ayutthaya
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991, Ayutthaya, an
ancient Siamese capital, celebrates its glorious past with displays
of traditional culture and lifestyles, numerous forms of
entertainment, as well as spectacular light and sound presentations
amid the ruins of this ancient city.
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