Ubon Ratchathani spends over 3,000 million baht on its Candle Festival

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UBON RATCHATHANI, 29 June 2014 — Ms. Sompratthana Wikraicherdcharoen, the Mayor of Ubon Ratchathani, has announced that all sectors in Ubon Ratchathani helped organize the “113rd Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival” being staged from July 1st-16th, 2014, to promote public participation in conservation of cultural heritage and local traditions and to promote tourism. Many activities have been organized for this event.

Ubon Ratchathani Municipality has provided support for the preparation of candles and the candle procession by temples, communities and schools in Ubon Ratchathani Municipality. The Municipality annually spends some 3,000 million baht on the renowned Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival.