Best of Thai Rocket Festival

“A Rocket Festival is a merit-making ceremony traditionally practiced by ethnic Lao people throughout much of Isan and Laos, in numerous villages and municipalities near the beginning of the wet season. Celebrations typically include preliminary music and dance performances, competitive processions of floats, dancers and musicians on the second day, and culminating on the third day in competitive firings of home-made rockets.”

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Nice find!

    • I like rockets;)

      • Drunk_by_Noon

        Me too, especially the “weird” ones.

  • bob e

    berri berri cool ..

  • simus1

    Remarkably stable designs given all the potentially catastrophic hidden flaws that can easily pop up out of nowhere during such extended flights.

  • AlanUK

    … and a parachute which works well (in some cases) in bringing the frame down safely.