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Thai Ceremonies (1969) ●

 

    

    

 

 Issue Name: Thai Ceremonies
 Thai Issue Name: พิธีไทย
 Issue Date: 1969/2512-11-23
 Cause: To publicize Thai culture, festivals and ceremonies
 Catalogue Number: 1969/14-17
 Denomination: 0.5 Baht, 1 Baht, 2 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 20 Baht, 65 Baht, 85 Baht, 160 Baht
 Complete Set:  330 Baht (unused), 100 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 5 million pieces for the first design and 1 million pieces for each of the other designs
 Printer: The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Various Thai cultural festivals and ceremonies: 1. the Loi Krathong festival; 2. a marriage ceremony; 3. the khwan or encouragement ceremony; 4. the Songkraan festival. Each stamp also shows a full moon, as all these festivals follow the lunar calendar and are celebrated during the day of wan phen.
 Related Links: Loi Krathong, khwan, Songkraan, wan phen