Lent, which falls at the end of October or the beginning of
November, every year, a boat racing festival takes place in the
Nan River in front of the provincial community.This is regarded as a big fair where several long boats,
carved out of one single tree trunk, participate in the racing.It it is promoted, by the Province, as an annual fair of
Golden Orange and Red Cross Fair
The fair is
held annually around mid-December at the Provincial Stadium.
Golden orange, with golden peel and sweet taste, is a famous
crop of Nan Province.
The orange’s gold colour results from the province’s cold
weather and less sunny seasons.
Main features in the fair include Miss Nsn Beauty Contest, Miss
Golden Orange Contest, Miss Hill Tribe Contest, booth displays
by the government and private sectors, and various