Bangkok announces location of Loy Krathong festivities

As Thailand’s Loy Krathong festivities are developing next week, Bangkok has announced that it will maintain the events along the well-known Ong Ang Canal from November 6 to 8. The primary occasion might 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 of November 8.
The Deputy Bangkok Governor says that a duplicate of an outdated market might be built at the Rama eight web site, to bring back the atmosphere of the outdated days. Here, products from the capital’s 50 districts will be on sale. The event may even function art shows and cultural art for the crowds. The three-day festival may also function open-air film screenings and music.
In light of the tragic mass taking pictures at a daycare centre, police say that they will be on obligation in any respect locations to make sure the public’s security. Fireworks, firecrackers, and sky lanterns is not going to be allowed this 12 months. Officials say each family is encouraged to use just one “Krathong,” or conventional floating basket, to help defend the environment.
Officials say if anyone needs assist during the festivities, to call the hotline numbers 199 and 1555. Next 12 months, the town administration is planning to organise a monthly festival that may go on all yr long. Mold will have a theme of “Colourful Bangkok,” and will purpose to promote tourism across the country’s capital.
Meanwhile, the Loy Krathong Festival shall be much more magical than traditional this yr as a complete lunar eclipse will grace the sky on the same day, making the moon appear brick red, in accordance with the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand.
In Thailand, the Earth’s shadow will start falling on the moon at three.02pm and will leave the Moon at eight.56pm. Thailand’s Moon might be eclipsed for nearly an hour between 5.44pm – 6.41pm, stated NARIT..

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