Lantern Festival

  • Guides

    Everything you need to know about the magical Yi Peng Festival

    If you happen to be in Chiang Mai from 7 – 9 November 2022, don’t miss out on the magical Yi Peng Festival. The Yi Peng lantern festival in northern Thailand is considered to be the most ethereal event worldwide. This celebration is not only magnificent, but it also has a lot of religious and cultural significance. Thus, it’s a…

  • Travel

    Loy Krathong 2022: What to know and where to go

    Loy Krathong is one of the most popular festivals in Thailand. It is celebrated on the night of the full moon in the 12th month of the Thai Lunar calendar. This year, Loy Krathong falls on Tuesday, 8 November 2022. This picturesque festival is a time for people to gather around rivers, canals, ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water…

  • Cultural Activities

    Bangkok announces location of Loy Krathong festivities

    As Thailand’s Loy Krathong festivities are coming up next week, Bangkok has announced that it will hold the events along the famous Ong Ang Canal from November 6 to 8. The main event will be at the foot of the Rama 8 Bridge in the Bang Phlad district from 5pm to 10pm. Other festivities will be held at public parks…

  • Thailand

    69 flights rescheduled due to Lantern Festival in Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai International Airport has rescheduled 69 flights to avoid danger from flying objects during the Lantern Festival between November 8 and 9. The airport has cancelled 55 flights, rescheduled 14, and is offering six special flights to support passengers. The Lantern Festival or Yi Peng Festival in Chaing Mai is a Thai northern cultural activity involving locals flying lanterns…

  • Events

    PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says Loy Krathong festivals will be allowed

    NOTE: This article was edited on November 1. Thailand’s annual Loy Krathong celebrations have been given the “okay” by PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, but under some restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The Thai holiday is on the 12th full moon in the lunar calendar, which falls on November 19 this year. Krathongs made from banana tree trunks and decorated…

  • Guides

    Everything you need to know about Loy Krathong

    Thailand celebrates a number of festivals throughout the year, including the beautiful Loy Krathong festival. Known as Thailand’s Festival of Lights, Loy Krathong is one of the biggest celebrations on the Thai calendar. This picturesque festival is a time for people to gather around rivers, canals, ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water to release lotus-shaped rafts onto the water.…

  • Guides

    Thailand’s most magical festival: Yi Peng

    Northern Thailand’s lantern festival, Yi Peng, is perhaps the most magical festival in the world. Not only is this festival enchanting, but it’s loaded with religious and cultural significance. Thus, it’s a great way for travelers to learn more about Thailand’s rich culture and traditions. If you’ve been dreaming about witnessing this mesmerising event with your own eyes, here is…