Young Chonburi students competed for up to 5,000 in cash prizes at the Lions Club of Taksin Pattaya’s annual traditional children’s pageant. Eighteen boys and girls ages 9-14 took part in the annual Loy Krathong Thepthida and Thepphabut Duanphen (most beautiful god and goddess of the...
Working to make Loy Krathong a quieter festival, Sattahip officials outlawed firecrackers and the sale of hot-air lanterns. District Chief Phawat Lertmukda led a team of volunteers, police and navy personnel through the Sattahip Market Nov. 4 looking for vendors selling pyrotechnics without a license.
All the twinkling lights on the water and in the sky look pretty on Loy Krathong, but the day after the festival Pattaya turns into a sea of water-logged krathongs and spent hot-air lanterns.

Loy Krathong comes to GIS

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 16:07
Students celebrated Loy Krathong at Garden International School (GIS) with an array of cultural activities. The school’s Thai department organised an afternoon show on November 6 to mark one of Thailand’s most popular festivals.

Unified Loy Krathong a success

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 16:49
Loy Krathong this year was as vibrant as ever, with throngs of people turning up at Pattaya Beach, Jomtien Beach, local temples and at Lan Pho Public Park in Naklua to launch their krathongs (floats) of flowers and incense. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome commented that Loy...
BANGKOK, 7 November 2014 - Their Majesties the King and Queen yesterday joined the rest of the nation by sending royal krathongs for floating on the Chao Phraya, in celebration of the Loy Krathong Festival. 
Celebrated earlier than usual this year, students and teachers wore traditional Thai dress, floated krathongs in the school swimming pool and performed the Loy Krathong song in both Thai and English at the school’s Globe Theatre.
BANGKOK, Nov 3 – The Transport Ministry will ask the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to ban the release of sky lanterns that may jeopardize aviation and to increase the fine for violators to Bt100,000.
BANGKOK, 30 October 2014 - Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra inspected landing piers and pontoons along the Chao Phraya River to ensure safety for people during the Loy Krathong Festival on 6 November 2014. The governor took a boat trip from a pier in Phra Nakhon...
Pattaya has decided to consolidate its usual two Loy Krathong celebrations into one grand event at Lan Poh Park in Naklua Nov. 6. Deputy Mayor Wattana Chantanawaranon said the celebration will feature both a krathong competition and the Miss Noppamas pageant for young girls, events previously...
BANGKOK, 16 October 2014  The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has declared measures to control floating sky lanterns and rockets, to keep the airspace safe during the Loy Krathong festival. 
Monday 13 October, 2014 Bangkok – Loi Krathong, one of Thailand’s most impressive and popular annual festivals, returns once again this year on the full moon night of the 12th lunar month or on 6 November.

City preps for Nov. 6 Loy Krathong celebration

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 16:20
Pattaya began planning for its official Loy Krathong celebration, which will take place at Lan Po Public Park in Naklua Nov. 6.

Chambers mix and mingle at Loy Krathong

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 09:44
The British, American, Australian and South African Chambers of Commerce Thailand recently held a joint “Eastern Seaboard Networking” with a traditional Thai Loy Krathong theme at the Pullman Pattaya Hotel G recently. (l-r) Dr. Tim Eaton, Head of Admissions &...

GIS celebrates traditional Loy Krathong

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 17:30
Garden International School (GIS) celebrated Loy Krathong with hundreds of krathongs, traditional Thai performances and some amazing costumes!
Johnson Tan (5th left), CEO of Raimon Land, one of Thailand’s leading high-end property developers, hosted an exclusive riverfront party to celebrate the Festival of Loy Krathong at The River located along the Chao Phraya.
Pattaya officials say a city campaign to push people to use more natural materials in the Loy Krathong floats has been successful and hope this year’s holiday will see another decrease in foam use.

Romance fills subdued Loy Krathong

Thursday, 21 November 2013 10:45
Romance prevailed over mourning as Pattaya celebrated Loy Krathong. Despite official requests to keep festivities to a minimum in respect for the late Supreme Patriarch of Thai Buddhism, locals and tourists celebrated as usual, launching flower-and-incense floats and reveling in Thailand’s version of Valentine’s...
CHIANG MAI, Nov 17 - The annual Yi Peng Festival in this northern province this year is expected to generate over Bt1.2 billion in circulation.

Sky lantern banned during Loy Krathong

Saturday, 16 November 2013 13:24
BANGKOK, 15 November 2013 The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has insisted on banning fireworks and sky lanterns during the Loy Krathong Festival. 
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