Hat Yai Lantern Festival

Trip Start Nov 12, 2009
Trip End Dec 26, 2009

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Monday, November 16, 2009

  Lantern Festival
Hat Yai Municipality Park,
Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand.
1 November, 2009 to 28 February 2010
Free admission.

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I was there right after a heavy down pour, some lanterns were dark. They were having a problem with electricity after the rain. Glad it wasn't totally dark :)

Lanterns made of wire frames and cloth, with hand painted outlines.  From regions in Thailand and from other countries: Japan, India, Vietnam,China, Philippines, Malaysia and Korea.

The lanterns were impressively designed, well made, with elaborated details, as u can see from the pictures...aren't they beautiful !!

..also there were food vendors and circus games.

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Kimberly Juchnowski on

Wow! I love the pictures! I was at Loy Krathong festival (lantern festival) in Chiang Mai last Noovember and it was so beautiful with all the lanterns floating around in the sky all week. Here's a picture of me lighting my very own lanter! http://tikikiki.com/search/lantern+festival

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