A collection survey of cultural and traditional events In Chiang Mai

  • Athitaya Piwkhum Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chiang Mai Rajabhat University, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
  • Nisarut Singburan Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chiang Mai Rajabhat University, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
Keywords: Event, Chiang Mai provinc, Art and culture, Event pattern

Abstract

Objectives of the research article entitled “A collection survey of cultural and traditional events In Chiang Mai” were to study the 12-month cultural and cultural performances in Chiang Mai area. Researchers learning with academic documents and field data collection which is using tools: interviews, inquiries and observations from local scholars in each district in Chiang Mai province. The results then were combined and analyzed according to the objective.

The results found that the collection survey of art, cultural and traditional events in 25 districts of Chiang Mai could be divided into 12 months according to the Thai calendar format with the following events:  January divided into 6 events  February divided into 7 events  March divided into 5 events April divided into 12 events  May divided into 10 events  June divided into 11 events July divided into 3 events  August divided into 1 event  September divided into 1 event October divided into 8 events November divided into 6 events and December divided into 3 events, so there are 73 events in total, which can be divided into 2 types: 1) events that have local beliefs and were passed down. 2) Events with religious beliefs. A ritual form for a Buddhist worshiping and sacred objects according to beliefs.

 

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Published
2020-12-30
How to Cite
Piwkhum , A., & Singburan, N. (2020). A collection survey of cultural and traditional events In Chiang Mai. Walailak Abode of Culture Journal, 20(2), 47-58. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/cjwu/article/view/244655
Section
Research Articles