H.M. The King’s Birthday

Date: 5 December, 2012

Location: Bali Hai Pier

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great was born on December 5, 1927 to Prince Mahidol of Songkhla and Mom Sangwan. His Majesty is the ninth King of the Chakri Dynasty and the longest-reigning monarch in the history of Thailand.

The birthday of the King is celebrated with much aplomb and gaiety on the auspicious date of 5th December. The King Bhumibol Adulyadej, has been a monarch for a long time now and is thus revered. The event is known formally as ‘Wan Chalerm’. Thus his birthday has always been very special for the people and is much awaited by the people.

On The 5th December all homes and buildings are decorated with flags and other decorations and the palace is elaborately adorned. The Grand Palace and other areas of the place are decorated in vibrant colors and the place takes on a festive color.
In the evenings people throng the streets and are witnesses to the spectacular fireworks on the streets.
For more information: Pattaya City 038-253100

King's Birthday

King's Birthday