Thailand Customs

Thailand is known as one of the most enchanting countries to visit on earth which offers full of delightful cultural practices and beliefs differing from those from the West. Let’s experience the rich culture and immerse in the age old traditions and different customs which regards to religion, dress, sexuality, social behavior and authority figures.

Thai language

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Considered as one of the oldest languages in East and South-East Asia, Thai, the official national language of Thailand, is spoken by the majority of the population. It is classified by linguists as a Chinese-Thai branch of the Sino-Tibetan family.

Thai Traditional liturgies

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Thai rich and long-lasting culture features distinctive traditional rituals. Thai conventional liturgies are shown clearly through wedding ceremony and some Buddhist rites.

Traditional Costume of Thailand

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The formal Thai national costume, known in Thai as "Thai phra ratcha niyom" (literally Thai dress of royal endorsement), includes several sets of clothing designed for use as national costume in formal occasions.

Wai in Thailand

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Wai is the traditional greeting gesture in Thailand. The wai is a graceful, totally unique action practiced throughout the country. It is accompanied with slight bow, and palms pressed together in the prayer position. It plays a very important part in Thai etiquette to greet and show respect toward other people.

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