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Thai government announces eight additional national and regional holidays 2021

By Nop Meechukhun

29 December 2020

The Thai Cabinet announced eight additional holidays in 2021 nationwide, including four regional holidays, Deputy Government Spokeswoman told the Associated Press today, December 29th.

According to spokeswoman Ratchada Thanadirek, the four national holidays are scheduled on February 12th (additional Chinese New Year day), April 12th (additional Songkran festival day), July 27th (substitution Day for Buddhist Lent Day), and September 24th (Mahidol Day).

The regional holidays are set on March 26th for the Northern region (Wai Phra That Day), May 10th for the Northeastern region (Bun Bang Fai festival), October 6th for the Southern region (Sart month ten), and October 21st for the Central region (The End of Buddhist Lent Day).

Additionally, the substitution for Chulalongkorn Day is postponed to October 22nd. All of the announced holidays are limited to the year 2021.

The special additional holidays are planned in order to promote and stimulate domestic tourism and the economy as local tourists are likely to go shopping and travel during the long weekends, the spokeswoman claimed.

https://tpnnational.com/2020/12/29/thai ... next-year/

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Dates in order:

Friday 12 February 2021(start of the Chinese New Year celebrations)

Monday 12 April 2021

Tuesday 27 July 2021

Friday 24 September 2021



Four regional holidays were also approved:

Friday March 26, 2021 (northern Thailand)

Monday May 10, 2021 (northeast Thailand)

Wednesday October 6, 2021 (south Thailand)

Thursday October 21, 2021 (central Thailand)

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TPN National wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:40 am
Additionally, the substitution for Chulalongkorn Day is postponed to October 22nd.
I don't understand that. Chula substitution day was the 25th, now it's postponed to the 22nd?

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mahjongguy wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:03 am
I don't understand that. Chula substitution day was the 25th, now it's postponed to the 22nd?
Are the clocks running backwards again . . . ?

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So, let's say it was poor English, that actually the date was advanced or moved up or simply changed, to the 22nd.

Friday off or Monday off, it's still a 3-day weekend, so I'll put that on my don't-get-it list.

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