Thousands turn out to mark Vegetarian Festival

PHUKET CITY: More than 10,000 people took part in a parade on Monday as part of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival.

The parade included representatives of 18 shrines, many businesses as well as students from schools around Phuket . The procession started at 4 pm at Queen Sirikit Park on Thalang Road and walked along Phuket Rd to Saphan Hin, where a ceremony in honor of HM the King’s diamond jubilee was held.

The festival will continue until Monday. For details of parade routes, click here.

For further news and background on the Vegetarian Festival for 2006, click here.

Phuket News

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