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Loi Krathong, The Floating Wishes

Thailand is the country where people have always value in religion and belief. You can obviously see that almost every action Thai people made is involved with faith in their hearts. In every holiday, Thai temples are filled with believers. However, there is a special holiday that Thai people don’t just only go to temples but also go to the rivers to float a baskets into streams with their families and their love ones. My blog this week will show you characteristics of an upcoming festival in Thailand which most…

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Loy Krathong Festival Thailand

Loy Krathong Festival in Thailand – Festival of lights Every year in the beginning of November, when the moon is slowly finds its way into its anticipated location (full moon of the 12th month in the Thai lunar calendar. 2014: Activities 5th – 7th November) it is time for the annual Loy Krathong festival in Thailand. I already covered the basics in my last post about Loy Krathong, which is one of the most important festivals in Thailand. A brief run down memory lane to remember: Loy Krathong is thought to be a…

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Loy Krathong Festival

The Basics of Loy Krathong Beginning of November, the moon is slowly getting into its designated place (fullmoon of the 12th month in the thai lunar calendar – this year: 10th November!). Time for the annual Loy Krathong festival in Thailand. I already covered the basics in my last post about Loy Krathong, which is one of the most important festivals in Thailand. To get the facts back into your mind: Loy Krathong is usually a festival of love, dreams and happiness. People build wonderful Krathongs (out of banana leaves),…

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