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29 December 2009

Phuket Vegetarian Festival



Phuket
Vegeterian Festival
The most important festival in Phuket that arrange in the first 9 days of the lunar month of 9 traditional Chinese calendar in every year is the vegetarian festival. It is usually in the last week of September or within the first week of October.

Phuket Vegetarian Festival held annually at the beginning of Lent to celebrate Taoist. Due to the large number of Phuket residents with Chinese roots, the Taoist Lent is celebrated in a large group of people in Phuket. The festival begins with the Chinese religious believers completely abandon all dairy products and meat.