Loy Krathong festivities muted in Phuket

 Loy Krathong festivities muted in Phuket

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PHUKET: There will be muted celebrations for one of Thailand’s largest holidays, Loy Krathong, the “Festival of Light”, tomorrow in respect of the recent passing of His Holiness the Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara Somdet Phra Sangharaja.

Traditionally, thousands of people across the nation release krathong, lotus-shaped floats traditionally made of banana leaves, with a small offerings of food, flowers, joss sticks and/or candles, into the waters of Thailand.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette


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