HM the Queen's Birthday and National Mother's Day in Thailand
HM the Queen's Birthday and National Mother's Day in Thailand is held on August 12. This event in the second decade of the month August is annual. Help us
Mother's Day was first celebrated in Thailand on April 15, 1950. In 1976, the date was changed to August 12 to commemorate the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. She is perceived as the Mother of all Thai people. Ever since then, the 12th August has been celebrated as Mother's Day. Thai people celebrate this day because of the queen's benevolence towards needy and poor in the nation. The Queen has captured the hearts of Thai people through her devotion toward welfare and well- being of her people.
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