Bangkoktalk reisde naar het noordoosten van Thailand om daar in het plaatsje Dan Sai het jaarlijkse Festival van de Geesten bij te wonen. Onze gids ter plekke was schrijver, journalist en Thailandkenner bij uitstek Sjon Hauser. Hij vertelde ons over de achtergronden van het fesival. En natuurlijk maakten wij opnamen
Phi Ta Khon festival Thailand, this was awesome
Our series is back with a detailed look at the famous and colourful Phi Ta Khon Festival in Dansai of Loei Province, Thailand. You can read further about our journey there in the October issue of Travel 3Sixty magazine! Download the e-mag from http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/downloads Video Rating: / 5
Thailand – Phi Ta Khon Festival in Isan (Northeastern Thailand). It’s an ancient fertility festival that has turned into a fun 3-day party of dancing, drinking and exhibition of Thai culture. Video Rating: / 5
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Dansai in Northwestern Loei province, Thailand celebrates the annual Phi Ta Khon Festival. The festival is partly a religious merit making ceremony to worship the spirits, protectors of the village. People dress in traditional Phi Ta Khon costumes, wearing colorful face masks, in addition, many are also sporting a penis.
Here are some snippet from the ride to Dan Sai, Loei for the festival. “The Phi Ta Khon ‘festival of the ghosts’ in the remote, small town of Dan Sai in Loei province, is not only one of Thailand’s most vibrant and colourful festivities, but also a fascinating hybrid of