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TAT Highlights 5 Locations for Loy Krathong Festival

AYUTTHAYA, Oct 31 (TNA) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting multiple Loy Krathong Festival 2020 celebrations in five provinces, expecting at least one million revelers and about 1.2-1.5 million baht to be circulated during the events. Tourism and Sports Minister Pipat Ratchakitprakarn on Friday presided over the opening of the Loy Krathong […]Read More

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Police remind all of Loy Krathong Do’s and Dont’s

BANGKOK (NNT) – With many people having indicated they will be celebrating Loy Krathong online for the sake of the environment this year, police have warned that they may face danger to their privacy in the digital realm, at the same time as reminding real life revelers to be mindful of the law. Royal Thai […]Read More

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Thailand Celebrates Annual Loy Krathong Festival

BANGKOK, Nov 11 (TNA) – Thailand celebrates the annual Loy Krathong Festival, one of the Kingdom’s oldest and most colorful traditional festivities, on Monday. Loy Krathong Festival dates back centuries ago during the Sukhothai era and has now gained popularity with overseas visitors. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More

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Loy Krathong Festival Affects About 160 Flights

BANGKOK, CHIANG MAI, Nov 7 (TNA) – Airports of Thailand (AoT) PCL said that about 160 flights were either cancelled or rescheduled in the northern provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai during the Loy Krathong festival on Nov 10-12. AoT president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said that the changes concerned about 150 flights at Chiang Mai […]Read More

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Girl tricked into making pirate krathong floats, then arrested

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A 15-year-old girl was arrested and fined 5,000 baht after making krathong baskets featuring cartoon characters that were ordered by undercover copyright police. The girl, who gave her name as “Orm”, said at her house in tambon Nong Khai Nam in Muang district that her family was shocked by the police sting operation. […]Read More

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Army cancels Loy Krathong sky lantern world record attempt in

The military in Chiang Mai has ordered the cancellation of a major sky lantern event planned for the Loy Krathong festival in November, following heavy criticism from conservation groups. The event, jointly organized by the Chiang Mai Tourism Industry Council and the Office Huay Toeng Thao reservoir tourism promotion project, was to be held at […]Read More

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Loy Krathong festivities take place nationwide

CHIANG MAI, 23rd November 2018 (NNT) – Loy Krathong festivities took place across the nation yesterday (November 22) with residents of Chiang Mai releasing floating lanterns in accordance with their local Lanna tradition. Thais and foreign visitors in Chiang Mai yesterday observed the tradition of Yi Peng, the local version of Loy Krathong. Some 20,000 […]Read More