King Bhumibol Adulyadej granted permission on the Royal Programme of the Royal Ceremonies on the 60th Anniversary of his accession to the throne of Thailand, setting dates 8 – 13 June 2006, for the following events:
List of royal guests
King Bhumibol invited the royal guests from the monarchs around the world. The list of those guests is below;Note - Saudi Arabia royal family did not accept the invitation as a result of Blue Diamond Affair in 1989
Thursday 8 June 2006
Friday 9 June 2006
The Merit-making Ceremony in dedication to the past monarchs and holding the great audience, or Thai พระราชพิธีบวงสรวงสมเด็จพระบูรพมหากษัตริยาธิราชและเสด็จออกมหาสมาคม (Phra ratchaphithi buangsuang somdet phra burapha maha kasattriyathirat lae sadet ok maha samakhom),at Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Dusit Palace.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit lit candles in front of the worship items, paid homages to the Buddha Images, presented the commemorative fans to the 10 high ecclesiastic monks, rested on the throne, vowed adherence to the Buddhist sermon.
The Royal Household, Privy Councillors, Royal Secretary, Palace Secretary, Members of the royal lineage had an audience with the king and queen in the Throne Hall.
After that, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej gave the royal reply speech.
After the royal address, officials performed the metal drum and the Trump of Farang, the Three Forces of Military paid respect, and the brass band performed Phleng Sansoen Phra Barami.
Saturday 10 June 2006
60th Anniversary Celebrations of Bhumibol Adulyadej's Accession, or Thai พระราชพิธีฉลองสิริราชสมบัติครบ ๖๐ ปี (Phra ratchaphithi chalong siri ratchasombat khrop hok sip pi), 17:00 hours, at Amarin Winitchai Mahaisun Phiman Throne Hall within the Grand Palace.