Named as Loi Krathong in Thai language, Festival of Light is the most romantic festival in Thailand. As its name, this sparkling takes place in the evening on the river. On this day, Thai people will float krathongs - lotus shaped vessels nicely and glamorously decorated with flowers and lightened by candles.
Festival of Light in Thailand
The water surface suddenly becomes a brilliant and twinkling theater of candles and flowers. Thai people celebrate Festival of Light as a thanksgiving and worshipping to the Goddess Water for giving them abundant source of water and marine. Festival of Light is widely celebrated in provinces that Mekong River flows through but magnificently held in Sukhothai and Chiang Mai.