Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand
Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand

Lots of Northern charm at the Bo Sang Umbrella Festival

Travel log January 15, 2019 01:00

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The annual Bo Sang Umbrella and Sankamphaeng Handicraft Festival is held to celebrate and recognize the community that creates Thailand’s most famous handmade umbrellas from Saa, or mulberry bark, paper. This year marks the event’s 36th edition, which takes place from January 18-20, 2019.

Over the three days of the festival, visitors can enjoy umbrella and lantern decorations of shops and houses along Bo Sang Street, exhibitions of umbrellas, a beauty pageant bike parade, cultural performances and more. The final day features an Indonesian dance and fashion show, a traditional Lanna community market and the final round of the beauty pageant.

For further information, contact the TAT Chiang Mai Office on Tel 05324 8604-5 or e-mail: tatchmai@tat.or.th