Thailand: Loi Krathong

Thailand: Loi Krathong

A little something on Thai festival of light and why you should attend it

October 23 , 2017
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Bringing in new happiness in our lives, yes, this is what we should be doing on a daily basis. But for now, you can head to Thailand for Loi Krathong, a festival that ceremonially bids goodbye to past sins and mistakes and welcomes happiness. Also known as Lantern Festival or Festival of Floating Bowls, the festival will be celebrated on November 3, 2017 across Thailand, most popularly Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phra Nakhon Si, Ayutthaya, Sokhothai, Suphan Buri and Tak.

Do not miss this picture perfect festival of lights as all water bodies, be it rivers or lakes, are lit up by rafts decorated with candles, flowers and incense sticks. Watch out for illuminated boat displays along the Chao Phraya River, cultural programmes, fireworks, and hot air balloons, among many other attractions.

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