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Famed festival of lights to illuminate the nation

Famed festival of lights to illuminate the nation

Loy yipeng in Chiang Mai. Photo: Sarot Meksophawannakul

The Full Moon of the 12th lunar month marks Loy Krathong festival. This year, the celebration will be organised nationwide on Oct 31.

However, some provinces have started the celebrations earlier. Bangkok, for example, launched the River Festival Thailand 2020 with activities to promote tourism along the Chao Phraya River since mid-October. In addition, Sukhothai will launch a Loy Krathong and Candle festival for a period of 10 days starting on Oct 23.

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