Bangkok proclaims location of Loy Krathong festivities

As Thailand’s Loy Krathong festivities are arising next week, Bangkok has announced that it’s going to hold the events alongside the well-known Ong Ang Canal from November 6 to eight. The main occasion shall be on the foot of the Rama eight Bridge within the Bang Phlad district from 5pm to 10pm. Other festivities shall be held at public parks throughout the capital on the evening of November 8.
The Deputy Bangkok Governor says that a reproduction of an outdated market might be built at the Rama eight site, to convey again the ambiance of the outdated days. Here, merchandise from the capital’s 50 districts shall be on sale. The occasion may also characteristic artwork exhibits and cultural artwork for the crowds. The three-day competition will also feature open-air movie screenings and music.
In mild of the tragic mass capturing at a daycare centre, police say that they will be on obligation at all locations to ensure the public’s security. Fireworks, firecrackers, and sky lanterns won’t be allowed this year. Officials say every family is inspired to make use of just one “Krathong,” or traditional floating basket, to assist shield the setting.
Mold say if anybody wants help through the festivities, to call the hotline numbers 199 and 1555. Next 12 months, town administration is planning to organise a month-to-month competition that may go on all yr long. The pageant will have a theme of “Colourful Bangkok,” and will goal to advertise tourism around the country’s capital.
Meanwhile, the Loy Krathong Festival will be much more magical than usual this 12 months as a total lunar eclipse will grace the sky on the identical day, making the moon seem brick purple, based on the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand.
In Thailand, the Earth’s shadow will start falling on the moon at three.02pm and can go away the Moon at 8.56pm. Thailand’s Moon might be eclipsed for almost an hour between 5.44pm – 6.41pm, said NARIT..

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