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Since a few decades, the western New Year’s Day is also a public holiday in Thailand. But for Thai people, the traditional and most popular New Year’s Day happens in April. It is called "SONGKRAN". There is a 543 years difference between the Buddhist calendar and the Gregorian calendar. Year 2014 in Europe is year 2557 in Thailand.

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