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With Covid-19 still infecting over 200 people per day in Phuket, organisers of the yearly Phuket Vegetarian Festival are fishing for an answer to how big the event planned for October 6 to 14 can be. Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew said the event’s scale will be based on the Covid-19 situation in the days leading up to the festival. If Covid-19 is under control the Phuket Vegetarian Festival can go on whole-hog as originally intended, but if infections and risks are still high, officials may chicken out and shrink the event. The festival is usually no chopped liver; it’s a […]

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The writer clearly has no idea that this festival is more of a religious ceremony rather than about vegetarian food. If he does have an idea, all the meat puns are unnecessary and rude. 

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All the meat puns in the article are written "in bad taste" I would say. Being vegetarian isn't even the focus of the festival. Pretty disappointing to read something like this from the Thaiger. 

 

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3 hours ago, T.A. said:

Being vegetarian isn't even the focus of the festival

Well it is, as the Mahsong, being vegetarian, are able to receive the Deities, because they are considered 'clean'.

Have you ever been to the Festival, in particular Saphan Hin?

 

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