Opening of Loy Krathong Yee Peng Festival 2017

November 2

The Governor of Chiang Mai Pawin Chamniprasart presided over the Opening of Loy Krathong Yee Peng Festival 2017 at the Three Kings Monument On November 3rd, the Lanna ritual of floating candlelit baskets, Krathong Sai, will begin at 7pm. On November 4th, the Grand Krathong Parade will begin at 7pm from Tha Pae Gate to Chiang Mai Municipality Office, There will be TWO nights when Lanterns can be released – 3rd and 4th November  from 7pm both nights During the Loy Krathong activities, Jed Lin temple will be hosting The Great Sermon “Tang Tum Luang” Ceremony and the candle tray decoration from the 1st to the 5th. The Great Sermon will also be hosted on November 3rd at eight temples including Suan Dok, Chiang Yuen, Chai Sri Poom, Bupparam, Chai Mongkol, Nuntaram, Rampueng and Jed Yod from 6am to 8pm. At Loke Molee Temple and the First Church of Chiang Mai, there will be a musical stage campaign for alcohol-free drinks during the festival.

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