Loy Krathong Festival of Thailand

Loy Krathong Festival is a yearly event in Thailand on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, usually in November. This festival has a long history dating back to the Sukhothai era and continuously maintains its popularity in...

Nuad Thai: Traditional Thai Massage as ICH

Nuad thai or Thai Massage is a body and mind therapy, a traditional method of healing integrating the knowledge of science and art and local wisdom.  Transmitted from generation to generations since the ancient times, it is still remarkably widespread...

Sak Yant: Sacred Tattoos of Thailand

For hundreds of years, Thai people drew images of animals, Khom scripts, and mystic diagrams (yantra) on their skin, believing that these would protect them against misfortunes. Sacred tattoos, known as sak yant (sak meaning “to tap” or “to tattoo”;...