Throwing Lotus Festival

One of my favourite festivals in Thailand is the Lotus Throwing Festival in Bang Phli, Samut Prakan. A revered Buddha image is placed on a boat and as it is taken up and down Samrong Canal local people throw lotus flowers onto the boat.

2 comments for “Throwing Lotus Festival

  1. Yum
    July 12, 2011 at 5:07 am

    Hi Richard,

    Do you know when the event will take place this year ?
    At what time ?
    And where does it start and ends ?

    Two years ago I went at a wrong date, two days later after the event : I looked at the wrong magazine who gave an incorrect date ! So this will year, I don’t want to miss it !

    Thanks a lot
    Yum

  2. Richard Barrow
    July 12, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    It should be 11th October 2011. I am going for sure, so follow me on my social networks and you will get advance warning.

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