The Khon Kaen Silk Festival is an event held in Khon Kaen, Isan, Thailand over ten days at the end of November and the beginning of December each year. It was first held in 1980.
The event is centred on promotion of the local silk industry, but includes a wide range of other activities including parades and performances of mor lam music.
Famous quotes containing the words festival and/or silk:
“Three times a year all your males shall appear before the LORD your God at the place that he will choose: at the festival of unleavened bread, at the festival of weeks, and at the festival of booths. They shall not appear before the LORD empty-handed; all shall give as they are able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God that he has given you.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 16:16,17.
“A single strand of silk does not make a thread, nor a single tree a forest.”