Bun Bang Fai. Rocket Festival.

Found a lot of crazy and fun footage from the Bun Bang Fai festival in Thailand and compiled the best footage.... hope you enjoy......Occasional volume warning!!!

A Rocket Festival (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thai_language: ประเพณีบุญบั้งไฟ Prapheni Bun Bang Fai, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lao_language: en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E0%BA%9A%E0%BA%B8%E0%BA%99%E0%BA%9A%) is a en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merit_(Buddhism) ceremony traditionally practiced by ethnic en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lao_people throughout much of en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isan and en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laos, in numerous villages and municipalities near the beginning of the en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wet_season. Celebrations typically include preliminary music and dance performances, competitive processions of floats, dancers and musicians on the second day, and culminating on the third day in competitive firings of home-made rockets. Local participants and sponsors use the occasion to enhance their en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society, as is en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norm_(social) in en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tradition en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folk en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Festival throughout en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeast_Asia

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By: Uncle Neck Cutter (10745.08)

Tags: Bun Bang Fai, Rocket festival, Thailand, Asia, Culture, Laos, Traditions,

Location: Rongkham School, Rong Kham, Rong Kham District, Kalasin 46210, Thailand