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HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great’s Birthday/National Day/Father’s Day (Substitution)

  • December 07, 2020
  • Thailand
The AWC will be closed in honor of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Birthday, National Day and National Father's Day (Substitution).

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej was born in the United States on December 5, 1927 (Year of the Rabbit) and is the ninth king of the Chakri Dynasty (Rama IX). His name means “Strength of the Land, Incomparable Power.”

King Bhumibol who passed away October 13, 2017, was immensely popular, revered as a semidivine figure by many Thais. His birthday is a national holiday during which his subjects enthusiastically demonstrate their affection and loyalty.

He ascended the throne June 9, 1946, but his coronation was not until May 5, 1950. He was the longest-reigning monarch of Thailand.

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