Chonburi officials join ceremony to honour King Taksin on Taksin Day, marking a regional holiday

Chonburi –

Pattaya City held an offering ceremony and paid homage on the occasion of King Taksin Day, December 28th, which is also the 253rd anniversary of the Krung Thon Buri establishment.

Pattaya Mayor Sonthaya Khunpluem led the government officials and representatives of government organizations to join the ceremony to offer royal tributes to honor King Taksin on the day of his coronation as the King of Thonburi. This year also marks a holiday for provinces in the Eastern region, including Chonburi.

In the ceremony, 10 monks were chanting the Buddhist mantra for luck followed by a worshipping ceremony, hosted by Pattaya City Executives and Pattaya City Government officials.

As a regional holiday, government offices and main bank branches will be closed for the public holiday, except branches in department stores. This includes the Royal Thai Immigration.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.