Live music, cultural performances and awards will highlight Pattaya’s official Loy Krathong celebration Nov. 19.
Bossa nova singer Lula headlines Friday’s festival on Pattaya Beach at Central Road, which caps a full day of activities beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Giant krathongs made by community organizations and businesses will be on display until 4:30 p.m., with awards handed out at 5:30 p.m.
Art and cultural performances run 6-8 p.m., interrupted only by local officials pontificating at the opening ceremony.
The Sea Dog band takes the stage at 8 p.m. followed by Luna from 10 p.m. to midnight.