Loei province in north Thailand set to hold annual ghost festival July 1-3

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This one-of-a-kind annual celebration, in which local villagers don distinctive and brightly colored masks and headgear to participate in the carnival atmosphere, is a popular date on the festival calendar.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites the public to the colorful and intriguing “Bun Luang and Phi Ta Khon” festival, which will be held from July 1 to 3, 2022, in Loei province.

This one-of-a-kind annual celebration, in which local villagers don distinctive and brightly colored masks and headgear to participate in the carnival atmosphere, is a popular date on the festival calendar. The parade of costumed villagers through town is the event’s most well-known feature and a highlight.



On July 2, the festival’s official opening ceremony will be followed by the summoning of spirits, the grand parade, the making of merit, and the firing of bamboo rockets.


The three-day event also includes 13 consecutive Buddhist sermons at Phon-Chai Temple, as well as the parade of all villages in Dan Sai District’s consecutive Buddhist sermons.

TAT Loei Office can be reached at 042-812812, 042-811405, or via e-mail at [email protected] (NNT)