Lying in the meeting point of the rich cultures of Asia as China, India and Cambodia, Thailand is one of the most fascinating countries with impressive ancient traditions and culture. In daily life, Thailand's culture is the perfect mixture of Chinese and Thai cultures which are based mainly on Brahmanism & Buddhism, absorb various influences and blind them into unique and memorable Thai, have a deep influence on practices and beliefs of people here. Besides tranquil pagodas & temples as well as authentic Thai cuisines, classical art performences are also the exclusive characteristic attracting thousands of tourists.
As coming to Thailand, one of the best ways to have an inner look into Thai cultural value is experiencing traditional Thai art performances. Thai people's rich spiritual life is well represented in Thai singing and dancing performances and vice versa these performances are well represented the production of rice and other crops of Thai community.
As compared to Laos and Cambodia, the influence of Mekong River on Thailand's life and culture can be less obvious and profound. Although only flowing through the eastern and northern part of Thailand, Mekong River plays the vital role in the socio-economic life of six border provinces: Loei, Nong Khai, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Amnat Charoen and Ubon Ratchathani.