Thailand: Chakri Memorial Day

Thailand's Chakri Memorial Day, observed annually on April 6th, commemorates the establishment of the Chakri Dynasty by King Rama I in 1782. This day honours the contributions of all kings in the dynasty who have ruled the nation, emphasizing the importance of monarchy in Thai society. It serves as a reminder of Thailand's rich history and traditions, fostering a sense of national pride and unity among its people. Chakri Memorial Day is marked with solemn ceremonies, wreath-laying ceremonies, and cultural performances, paying homage to the monarchy's enduring legacy.