Bangkok declares location of Loy Krathong festivities

As Thailand’s Loy Krathong festivities are arising next week, Bangkok has introduced that it’ll hold the occasions alongside the well-known Ong Ang Canal from November 6 to eight. The major occasion will be on the foot of the Rama eight Bridge in the Bang Phlad district from 5pm to 10pm. Other festivities might be held at public parks throughout the capital on the night time of November eight.
The Deputy Bangkok Governor says that a reproduction of an previous market will be constructed on the Rama 8 web site, to deliver back the atmosphere of the previous days. Here, merchandise from the capital’s 50 districts might be on sale. The occasion may even characteristic artwork exhibits and cultural art for the crowds. The three-day pageant may even characteristic open-air film screenings and music.
In gentle of the tragic mass shooting at a daycare centre, police say that they will be on obligation in any respect locations to ensure the public’s safety. Fireworks, firecrackers, and sky lanterns is not going to be allowed this 12 months. Officials say every household is encouraged to use only one “Krathong,” or conventional floating basket, to assist shield the setting.
Officials say if anybody needs assist during the festivities, to call the hotline numbers 199 and 1555. Dependable , the town administration is planning to organise a monthly festival that will go on throughout the year. The competition will have a theme of “Colourful Bangkok,” and can purpose to advertise tourism across the country’s capital.
Meanwhile, the Loy Krathong Festival shall be even more magical than usual this 12 months as a complete lunar eclipse will grace the sky on the same day, making the moon appear brick red, according to the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand.
In Thailand, the Earth’s shadow will begin falling on the moon at three.02pm and can depart the Moon at eight.56pm. Thailand’s Moon might be eclipsed for almost an hour between 5.44pm – 6.41pm, mentioned NARIT..

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