Loy Krathong is celebrated every year on a full moon night, in the 12th month of the Thai moon year.
The festival area featured decorated vehicles with little displays on, singing performances, dance and folklore shows, local products displays, lighted kites and colorful hot-air balloons, and of-course – lots and lots of food.
Despite the language barrier, one of the simple means to open the locals’ hearts is knowing how to greet them in Thai.
The Benjarong is a traditional Thai handicraft which produces spectacular porcelain with various designs, patterns and colors. The word Benjarong is combined of two words: Benja and Rong which mean 5 colors in Bali and Sanskrit, referring to multiple colors.
On New Year’s Day, the Chinese people wear red clothes, that together with gold, are said to bring good luck. During the holiday, many folklore and street shows take place in Yaowarat, including the famous lion dance