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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Loi Krathong Festival

Thailand

Loi Krathong is one of the best-preserved traditions and most beautiful festivals celebrated in Thailand, illustrating the close relationship between the Thai way of life and water. On the night of the full moon of the 12th lunar month people gather at lakes, rivers, canals, and/or other waterways to set adrift krathongs. It is believed that krathongs that float on the water carry happiness and prosperity, as well as taking away misery.