What : Phi Ta Khon Festival
When : 22 and 23 June 2012
Where : Dan Sai (Loei province)
Phi Ta Khon Festival (Boon Luang Festival) is the famous Ghost festival of Dan Sai in the province Loei and is to honor the incarnation of Lord Buddha leaving the forrest monastery. This year (2012) it is held at Friday 22 June and Saturday 23 June. And not only is the festival a colourful and joyful event to watch, Dan Sai is also located in one of the most beautiful mountain area's of north Thailand. And the ghost mask have become a famous trade mark of Dan Sai as you can see along the road going to Dan Sai. Dan Sai is located about 10km out of route 203 between Lom Sak and Loei along the beautiful mountain area of Nam Nao and Phu Hin Rong Khla. If you want to go there be aware that it is a popular festival to visit by Thai and that hotels might be fully booked, so make a reservation before you are going.