Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

One of the most unique and colourful festivals in Thailand is Phi Ta Khon that takes place every year in Dansai in Loei Province. It is sometimes translated into English as the Ghost Festival as many people wear ghost masks during the processions. The Phi Ta Khons wear a mask and a unique costume made by each villager. Over the years, these masks have become very intricate in design and also colourful. In the old days, the masks were thrown into the river at the end of the festival. But these days, the people use the masks as decoration during the year and then re-use them during the next festival.

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Map showing location of Phi Ta Khon Festival
GPS Coordinates: 
17.276307, 101.148375

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