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Loi Krathong and Yee Peng Ceremony 2013

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. ~Khalil Gibran Loi Krathong (ลอยกระทง), sometimes spelled Loy Kratong or Loi Kratong, is a colorful festival held every year on the full moon of the twelfth month in the Thai Lunar calendar. In 2013, the full moon was on Sunday, November 17th, but in many areas throughout Thailand…

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Yee Peng Ceremony – 2013

Loi Krathong (ลอยกระทง), sometimes spelled Loy Kratong or Loi Kratong, is a colorful festival held every year on the full moon of the twelfth month in the Thai Lunar calendar. Last year, I had the opportunity to attend the largest Loi Krathong festival in Northern Thailand. The Yee Peng Lantern Ceremony was held at Mae Jo University just outside of Chiang Mai.  At dusk, just when the ceremony was beginning I managed to catch some video of the…

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