Thailand #1170 (1987) - digitally cropped

National Youth Day / วันเยาวชนแห่งชาติ

Each year on September 20th, Thailand celebrates the birthdates of two former kings — Chlalongkorn (Rama V) and Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII) — with the observance of National Youth Day (Wan Yaowachon Haeng Chat — วันเยาวชนแห่งชาติ). The United Nations had proclaimed 1985 as International Youth Year and invited its members to celebrate the year under the slogan, “Participation, Development and Peace”. Thailand decided to participate by designating … Continue reading National Youth Day / วันเยาวชนแห่งชาติ