Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Loy Kratong Postponed

BANGKOK, 29 October 2013: Hotels will have to cancel Loi Krathong parties and celebrations, 17 November, as the country mourns the passing of His Holiness Supreme Patriarch who died last Thursday.
The Supreme Patriarch who was the spiritual leader of  Buddhism in Thailand,  was 100 years old.

The government immediately declared a month of official mourning across the nation that prohibits all entertainment and celebrations usually associated with this annual festival.


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