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King’s Mother’s Birthday

Honor the Queen of your heart on King's Mother's Birthday with a royal celebration fit for the most special woman in your life.
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Get ready to celebrate a royal birthday on June 18 – it's King's Mother's Birthday! This special day is celebrated in Thailand as the birthday of Queen Sirikit, the mother of current King Maha Vajiralongkorn. It is also observed as National Mother's Day in Thailand, with festivities and ceremonies held throughout the country to honor mothers and mother figures. Queen Sirikit is known for her humanitarian efforts and dedication to improving the lives of Thai people, making this day even more meaningful. Let's join in on the celebrations and show appreciation for all the amazing mothers out there!

History of King’s Mother’s Birthday

King’s Mother’s Birthday Dates

King’s Mother’s Birthday Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1932</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Queen Sirikit's Birth</div><div class='timeline-text'>Queen Sirikit was born on Aug 12, 1932, in Bangkok, Thailand, to a distinguished family closely affiliated with the royal court.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Marriage to King Bhumibol</div><div class='timeline-text'>Sirikit married King Bhumibol Adulyadej, becoming Queen Consort of Thailand, and solidifying her role as a national female figurehead.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1976</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First King’s Mother's Birthday</div><div class='timeline-text'>On June 18, the birthday of Queen Sirikit was celebrated as the King's Mother's Birthday for the first time.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Charitable Works Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>Queen Sirikit's numerous charitable efforts earned her the recognition of UNICEF's first "Woman of the Year".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Son's Ascension to Throne</div><div class='timeline-text'>Following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, her son Maha Vajiralongkorn ascended to the throne, emphasizing the celebration of King's Mother's Birthday.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate King’s Mother’s Birthday

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a surprise party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>What better way to celebrate King's Mother's birthday than with a surprise party? Gather all of her loved ones and throw her a special celebration to show her how much she is appreciated and loved.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take her on a spa day</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Treat King's Mother to a relaxing spa day. Book her a massage, facial, or any other treatments she enjoys. This will give her a chance to unwind and feel pampered on her special day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a photo album</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather pictures from throughout King's Mother's life and create a special photo album for her to cherish. This is a thoughtful and personal way to celebrate her birthday and reminisce on happy memories together.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Cook her favorite meal</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Show King's Mother how much you care by cooking her favorite meal for her birthday. This will not only be a delicious treat, but also a thoughtful gesture that she'll appreciate.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a handmade gift</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative and make King's Mother a special handmade gift. This could be anything from a painting to a knitted scarf, as long as it comes from the heart. She will love the thought and effort put into the gift.</p></div></div>

Why We Love King’s Mother’s Birthday

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Celebrating a special woman</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>King's Mother's Birthday is a day to honor and celebrate the life of a remarkable woman who has played an important role in shaping her son into the leader he is. It's a time to show gratitude for all the sacrifices she has made and to make her feel loved and appreciated.</p></div></div>  <div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Community and family coming together</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>On this special occasion, people from all walks of life come together to celebrate and honor King's mother. It's an opportunity for family members, friends, and community members to bond and create unforgettable memories while showing their love for this remarkable woman.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Honoring a legacy</h3> <p id='' class='whywelove-text'>King's mother has been instrumental in shaping her son's values, beliefs, and principles, which have made him the respected figure he is today. Celebrating her birthday is also a way of honoring her legacy and the positive impact she has had on those around her.</p></div></div>

5 Majesty-Filled Facts for King's Mother's Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Queen Sirikit Has an Orchid Named After Her</h3><p class='facts-content'>In 1992, a species of Thai orchid, "Dendrobium Queen Sirikit", was named in the queen's honor due to her work promoting horticulture in Thailand.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Queen Sirikit’s Wardrobe Is World Renowned</h3><p class='facts-content'>Her elegant style and stunning dresses have helped to popularize traditional Thai clothing on the world stage.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>King Rama IX Wrote a Special Song about Queen Sirikit</h3><p class='facts-content'>King Rama IX was known for his talent in music and he composed the song "Missang Waloh," which pays tribute to Queen Sirikit's grace and charm.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>She Initiated Countless Development Projects</h3><p class='facts-content'>Queen Sirikit established many development projects across Thailand, improving the lives of rural communities and promoting Thai crafts.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Queen Experienced A Life Saving Treatment Abroad</h3><p class='facts-content'>In 1991, Queen Sirikit suffered from a serious lung condition and was treated successfully at a hospital in Switzerland. Thailand journalists were invited to see her recovery, heightening the personal connection she had with the Thai people.</p></div></div>

King’s Mother’s Birthday FAQs

When is King’s Mother’s Birthday?

King's Mother's Birthday is celebrated on June 18 every year. In 2024 King's Mother's Birthday will occur on a Tuesday.

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