Candle-lit ceremony in Thailand

Mass candle-lighting ceremony marks HM the Queen Sirikit’s birthday

BANGKOK, Aug 12 – Thai people from all walks of life across the country are joing a mass candle-lighting ceremony this evening to mark Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 81st birthday.

The mass candle-lighting event is being held at Sanam Luang ceremonial ground and will be chaired by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Meanwhile, people nationwide also participated this auspicious moment, when the kingdom was illuminated with a sea of candlelight and fireworks at home or at designated venues in all the kingdom’s provinces.



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