Yi Peng Festival 2018, Chiang Mai

Yi Peng Festival 2018, Chiang Mai

Event Name: Yi Peng Festival 2018.

Schedule: 20-23 November, 2018.

Venue: Tha Phae Gate (Khuang Pratu Tha Phae), Chiang Mai.

Activities: Preserve the Yi Peng Festival culture by organising the activities that are unique to the Lanna people. The event’s activities include:

  • “Tam Phang Patit Song Fa Haksa Mueang” (Light the Lanterns to Guard the City) 20-23 November, 2018. At the Monument of the Three Kings 18.00 – 23.00 Hrs.
  • Yi Peng Lantern Sculpture Show 20-23 November, 2018. Around city moats, gates, and corners. 19.00 – 22.00 Hrs.
  • Opening ceremony “Yi Peng Festival 2018” 21 November, 2018. At Tha Phae Gate. 18.00 Hrs.
  • Yi Peng Little Boys and Girls Contest 21 November, 2018. At the Office of Chiang Mai City Municipality. 19.00 Hrs.
  • Mister and Miss (Thephi-Thepphabut) Yi Peng Contest 21-22 November, 2018. At Tha Phae Gate. 19.00 – 23.00 Hrs.
  • Ceremony to worship the Spirit House, and Chedi Khao, and ask the Goddess of Water for her forgiveness at the Mae Ping River. 22 November, 2018. At the Office of Chiang Mai City Municipality. 08.09 – 10.30 Hrs. – Banana-leaf and fresh-flower Krathong Contest 22 November, 2018. At the Office of Chiang Mai City Municipality. 09.00 – 15.00 Hrs.
  • Cultural Art Performances. At the Office of Chiang Mai City Municipality. 19.00 – 22.00 Hrs.
  • Release of Lanna-style Krathong Sai 22 November, 2018. At the Mae Ping River, in front of the Office of Chiang Mai City Municipality. 19.00 Hrs. and 22.00 Hrs.
  • Giant Krathong Cup Parade Contest 23 November, 2018. At Tha Phae Gate – Office of Chiang Mai City Municipality. 19.00- 23.00 Hrs.
  • Fireworks Display 23 November, 2018. At the Mae Ping River, in front of the Office of Chiang Mai City Municipality. 19.30 Hrs. and 21.30 Hrs.

Contact: Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Chiang Mai Office, Tel. 0 5324 8604-5,
Email: tatchmai@tat.or.th.

 

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