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Loi Khratong

Loi Khratong

Every year, in November, on the evening of the full moon, the Thai people celebrate “Loi Krathong”. “Loi” means in the Thai language “to float”, and “Krathong” refers to the lotus shaped receptacle that can float on the water. This is by far one of the most interesting festivals in Thailand. The origins of this festival are still debated, but the Thais are very attached to it. They will go to great lengths in order to build the perfect vessel that will impress everyone. There are even many competitions around the country, and it is the occasion for everyone to contemplate some amazing big...

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