Loy Kratong Yee Peng Schedule Released

 | Tue 1 Nov 2016 03:19 ICT

CityNews – The full schedule for the official Yee Peng festival hosted by the Chiang Mai Municipality has been released.

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November 6th

5pm – 6.30pm: Press conference at the Chiang Mai City Arts and Culture Centre

November 12th 

6pm: Lighting of candles at Three Kings Monument

7pm – 11pm: Lighting candles around the city

7pm – 11pm: Lighting of candles in honor of the Lord Buddha at Three Kings Monument

November 12th – 18th

7pm – Midnight: Lantern Decoration for Yee Peng Festival

7pm – midnight: Floating Krathong Contest around city moat

November 13th 

9am – 10pm: Tang Tham Luang ceremony and candle tray decoration to worship at the Pagoda of Lok Mo Lee Temple

6.30pm – 7pm: Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Yee Peng Festival at Tha Pae Gate

November 13th – 14th

10am – 11pm: Worshiping ritual to Pra Sirimangala at the Chiang Mai Buddhists’ Society

All Day: Pratu Pa decoration contest at temples and municipal buildings

November 14th

8.09am – 10.30am: Worshiping ritual for house spirits at the White Pagoda near the Chiang Mai Municipality offices

9am – Midday: Handmade kratong contest (banana leaves and flowers) at the Chiang Mai Municipality offices

7pm and 10pm: Releasing Krathong Sai into the Ping River at the Chiang Mai Municipality offices

November 15th

7pm – 11pm: Grand Krathong Procession at Tha Pae Gate to the Chiang Mai Municipality offices

In addition to the offical celebrations, there will also be a Yee Peng Lanna International 2016 event at Thudongkhasathan Lanna on November 14th. For more information visit www.kkday.com/en/product/3501 and book tickets at www.pitchiangmai.com