Ministry of Culture to organize New Year’s Eve chanting activity


BANGKOK – Culture Minister Weera Rojpotchanarat announced that his agency will organize a chanting activity on New Year’s Eve, entitled: ”Ending the Old Year the Thai Way and Welcome the New Year the Buddhist Way.” 

The New Year’s Eve chanting activity is aimed to deliver happiness to the Thai people, foreign tourists and others around the world.

Besides, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports will organize a light and water show at Arun Ratchawararam Woramaha Vihara temple or the Temple of Dawn.

The Ministry of Culture and all temples nationwide will provide appropriate venues for the New Year’s Eve chanting activity from six p.m. until 12.30 p.m. on December 31, 2015 and January 1, 2016.

The event will also feature Dharmma preachings, the offering of food to monks on New Year’s Day, meditations and cultural performances. A New Year’s Eve chanting book will be handed out to those attending the activity.