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  dokmai fai

 

Thailand

Fireworks, known in Thai as dokmai fai, held in Bangkok to celebrate Wan Chaleum Phra Chonma Phansa, on 5 December 2007 (fig.).

 

Seen here are the original fireworks organized by the local authorities to mark the King's Birthday (fig.).

 

  dokmai fai

 

  dokmai fai

 

However, besides this, many other cities and even private companies organize a similar event on this evening.

 

Because the 2007 fireworks marked King Bhumipon Adunyadet's 80th Birthday, it included some personalized shapes (fig.).

 

  dokmai fai

 

  dokmai fai

 

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1), (2) and (3).