Why is Loi Krathong?
Loi Krathong is a tradition that has been around since ancient times. But there is no clear evidence that But always practice Only each locality Will have different purposes and beliefs in Loi Krathong.
The purpose of Loi Krathong Day.
Loi Krathong is intended to worship Phra Upakut Thera who practices spells in the deep sea, some places Loi Krathong to worship the gods according to their beliefs, some to show gratitude to the Goddess Ganga, a source of water for humans to use. various.
As well as asking for forgiveness for dumping waste into Some areas Will be done in memory of the ancestors Or to exorcise Floating suffering and various diseases And most will also pray for what he wishes with.
Every year in Chiang Mai, there is a traditional Loi Krathong festival. Impressing many tourists The main venue Chang Khlan Road, Night Bazaar, Tha Phae Gate.
And another important feature is the Lantern Festival in Chiang Mai, Tanterns all over the sky, Lanna cultural and cultural performances, Krathong parades, government offices with playful light and sound shows throughout the city.
Which attracts many tourists around the world along with the continuous night and day relief points. On this Loi Krathong day, in addition to asking for forgiveness from the Goddess, probably. Many young couples may be a day to give love to lovers. Or show love to their families in the Loy Krathong Festival.
It’s almost the Loi Krathong Festival 2019, That will be held in all provinces of Thailand.
Each area is unique, There will be many activities such as large Krathong contest, Pang Pa Teat event, Song Fah Haksa Muang, Yi Pheeng colorful lantern sculpture show, Yi Peng children contest, the The goddess pageant, Krathong banana leaf flower contest, art and culture show, and fireworks show. Scheduled for the Loi Krathong Festival and the Floating Lantern Festival for the year 2019 between 9-12 November 2019.
Places to visit in Loi Krathong and the Floating Lantern Festival in Chiang Mai 2019
Tha Phae Gate
The old City
Chiang Mai Municipality