Navigation Links
Thailand Prepares to Illuminate for the 2013 Loi Krathong Festival
Date:11/19/2013

(PRWEB) November 19, 2013

Loi Krathong is a long established and immensely popular tradition in Thailand, and thousands of people celebrate the festival every year. The name of the festival can be translated to mean ‘Floating Decoration’, which originates from the custom of making an attractive decoration that is then floated on a river, lake, or even the sea. The decorations are traditionally made using a slice of trunk from a banana tree, which is then decorated with leaves, flowers and candles.

The festival takes place every year on the evening of the full moon in the 12th lunar month, which typically falls in November on the western calendar. This year, the festival will be held on 17th November, although TAT has scheduled a number of events to take place over a nine-day period starting on 10th November. For instance, those located in Bangkok can enjoy a spectacular light and sound show at the modern retail complex known as Asiatique, The Riverfront. The show will be accompanied by fireworks and an orchestra, and it will take place from 15th November to 17th November.

It is believed the origins of Loi Krathong stem from Buddhism, and that the festival provided the opportunity to pay respectful thanks to Phra Mae Khongkha, the Goddess of Water. Many Thai people believe the krathongs carry away their bad luck, which in turn helps to bring them good fortune. The festival has also become associated with love, and it is common to see couples floating their krathongs while making a wish for their future life together. Clearly, the festival can be enjoyed by both locals and tourists, and it is truly magical to observe the hundreds of krathongs, with their candles sparkling, as they gently drift along beneath the full moon.

Loi Krathong is celebrated t
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Buddhist Nun, MaeChee Brigitte Here from the Wat Prayong Meditation Center in Thailand to Sit with Us for Spiritual Meetings in Santa Monica on March 8, 9 and 10th, 2013
2. Thailand Performs a Study on Green Tea and Its Effectiveness in Weight Loss
3. A Luxurious Holiday in Paradise Awaits Rock Climbing Enthusiasts in Krabi Thailand
4. The Tourism Authority of Thailand Celebrates ‘Colourful Thai Life’ in their Photography Competition
5. The Tourism Authority of Thailand Launches Their Initiative to Promote Thai Airways International as a Golf Friendly Airline
6. The Tourism Authority of Thailand Predicts 1.42 Million Japanese Visitors in 2013 Following This Year’s Thai Tourism Festival in Tokyo
7. Jenna's Brings Fine Dining to Thailand’s Ao Nang
8. The Tourism Authority of Thailand Showcase Thailand’s Health and Wellness Industry
9. Industry Professionals Attend Familiarisation Trip for Thailand’s Medical and Wellness Services
10. Thailand’s Capital to Host the 14th World Gourmet Festival
11. PhuketFit™ Reviews Program for Weight Loss in Phuket, Thailand
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/15/2014)... September 15, 2014 Stem cells are ... and can divide (through mitosis) to produce more stem ... of cardiovascular diseases, leukemia (a kind of hematological system ... kidney and other parenchymal organs, etc. , Currently, cord ... amid stem cell upstream sectors and even the whole ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... In addition to hosting, Stone Chiropractic ... Chair massages will be offered by Katherine Smith LLMT, ... homemade jams and muffins. Elaine Bauman from Beauty ... teach about doTERRA Essential Oils while Amira Watters will ... from face-painting to a coloring table and more. ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 15, 2014 Ticketability.com can offer online customers ... Toyota Center, and Smoothie King Center. Fans are happy to ... first headlining tour in a period of three years. , ... 2014 concerts at Ticketability.com. , Colorado concertgoers who reside in ... 1st Bank Center. Texas fans have two chances to see ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014 Recently, Top 10 Best ... compared many web hosting companies and announced that ... best suppliers for webmasters from all over the ... hosting plan. The company’s approach to hosting is ... accessible and powerful enough for anyone to use. ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... With a simple swab of the cheek, ... insight to help personalize the treatment for patients with vascular ... ideal approach to medicine is preventive care. But, it can ... will respond to specific drugs. A simple cheek swab test ... the physician to tailor medical therapy and optimize outcomes. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global and China Stem Cell Industry Report 2014-2017 Now Available at ChinaMarketResearchReports.com 2Health News:Global and China Stem Cell Industry Report 2014-2017 Now Available at ChinaMarketResearchReports.com 3Health News:Global and China Stem Cell Industry Report 2014-2017 Now Available at ChinaMarketResearchReports.com 4Health News:Stone Chiropractic Brings Local Businesses Together for a Community Fall Festival 2Health News:Stone Chiropractic Brings Local Businesses Together for a Community Fall Festival 3Health News:Ticketability.com Unleashes 2014 Usher Tickets for 1st Bank Center, American Airlines Center, Toyota Center, and Smoothie King Center Concerts 2Health News:Top 10 Best SEO Hosting: Justhost And Bluehost Are The Best Suppliers For Webmasters 2Health News:Center for Vascular Medicine Offers Genetic Testing For Personalized Vascular Care 2
... causes of defects on the production , lineOTTAWA, Feb. ... systems are used by companies around the world to ... been named a preferred supplier to one of the ... a key growth market for the company. , To ...
... Products Completely Safe, Include No Ingredients from PCA -NEW YORK, ... not affected by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) recall, ... any variety of KIND Fruit + Nut Bars or KIND ... that PCA is the focus of their investigation concerning a ...
... WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 25 Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... industry, today announced that an interactive Trabecular Metal (TM) ... presence at the 76th annual American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ... will showcase a number of new product launches that span ...
... University of Texas M. D. Anderson ... Gamma Knife (R) Perfexion(TM), an advanced ... or more lesions in the head in a ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090225/CL74742 )"Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion suits our ...
... Quality Award Recipient & Magnet Recognition Program ... Patient Engagement to Improve Hospital PerformanceBETHESDA, Md., ... users conference hosted by GetWellNetwork, Inc., the ... solution, will bring together physicians, nurses, educators ...
... China Sky One,Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" ... a,leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing,over-the-counter drugs in ... its wholly owned subsidiary, Harbin Tian Di Ren ... of its Sumei Slim Patch into,South Korea and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sciemetric makes the grade with major medical device manufacturer 2Health News:KIND Snacks Unaffected by Peanut Butter Recall 2Health News:Zimmer Presents Trabecular Metal Technology Experience at AAOS Annual Meeting 2Health News:Zimmer Presents Trabecular Metal Technology Experience at AAOS Annual Meeting 3Health News:Zimmer Presents Trabecular Metal Technology Experience at AAOS Annual Meeting 4Health News:Zimmer Presents Trabecular Metal Technology Experience at AAOS Annual Meeting 5Health News:M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Acquires Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion for Targeted Brain Lesion Treatments 2Health News:M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Acquires Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion for Targeted Brain Lesion Treatments 3Health News:GetWellNetwork Announces GetConnected2009 2Health News:GetWellNetwork Announces GetConnected2009 3Health News:China Sky One Medical, Inc. Exports Sumei Slim Patch to South Korea and Sudan 2Health News:China Sky One Medical, Inc. Exports Sumei Slim Patch to South Korea and Sudan 3
(Date:9/12/2014)... 12, 2014  Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... industrial protective clothing for industry, municipalities, healthcare and ... local levels, today announced the global availability of ... Ebola virus.  In response to the increasing demand ... healthcare workers and others being exposed to Ebola, ...
(Date:9/12/2014)... Israel , Sept. 12, 2014 InSightec, ... be on site at the ASTRO 56 th ... for alleviating pain caused by bone mets. ... scientific event in the world, attracting more than 11,000 ... at how scientific innovations combine technology and biology to ...
(Date:9/12/2014)... LONDON , Sept. 12, 2014 ... new disposable product ranges. The latest additions to ... congresses of the European Cataract and Refractive Surgeons ... The launches include Vitra™ Probes, ... Quantel Supra and Vitra™ laser systems. The laser ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lakeland Industries Announces Global Availability of Hazmat Suits for Ebola 2Lakeland Industries Announces Global Availability of Hazmat Suits for Ebola 3Lakeland Industries Announces Global Availability of Hazmat Suits for Ebola 4InSightec is inviting ASTRO 2014 attendees to learn about its Oncology MR-guided Focused Ultrasound solution for alleviating pain caused by bone mets 2Quantel Medical Announces Addition Of Two New Disposable Products To Portfolio 2Quantel Medical Announces Addition Of Two New Disposable Products To Portfolio 3
... OCEANSIDE, N.Y., Sept. 1 Ellman International, Inc., a ... devices for surgical and aesthetic procedures, announced that Frank ... position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), Executive Vice President. ... medical device professional who will help guide the company,s ...
... 1 Graymark Healthcare , Inc. (Nasdaq: ... which Walgreen Co. will acquire substantially all of the ... Graymark Healthcare . Graymark expects to realize a total ... AR, expenses and proceeds from the liquidation of remaining ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Ellman International Announces Executive Team Hire 2Graymark Healthcare Agrees to Sell Pharmacy Division to Walgreens Creating Pure Play Sleep Apnea Company 2Graymark Healthcare Agrees to Sell Pharmacy Division to Walgreens Creating Pure Play Sleep Apnea Company 3
... Detect™ IgM Capture ELISA is for the ... WNV recombinant antigens (WNRA) in serum as ... of West Nile virus infection in patients ... results must be confirmed by Plaque Reduction ...
Adult; dilates 6.0 to 34.0 French; individually packaged, sterile....
The removable inflation adapter allows the ureteroscope to be removed after the catheter is in place. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
The removable inflation/injection adapter allows the cystoscope to be removed after the catheter is in place. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Medicine Products: