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Thailand celebrates ‘Loi Krathong Festival’ on full moon night of Nov 8 – list of festivities

One of Thailand’s most beautiful and spectacular traditional festivals, this year Loi Krathong celebrations will take place in November throughout the kingdom.

Tourists are invited to experience the beauty, charm, and culture of the 2022 Loi Krathong festival celebrations that will take place throughout Thailand in early November.

One of Thailand’s most popular and most visually stunning annual festivals, Loi Krathong is celebrated during the full moon of the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar. This year the festival is on Tuesday, 8 November.

Also known as the ‘Festival of Lights’ and the floating lantern festival, Loi Krathong sees people everywhere gather in the evening at lakes, rivers, canals, and beaches to participate in the celebrations and pay respect to the goddess of water.

In Thai, the word Loi means ‘float’ and Krathong means ‘container, boat, or…

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