Loy Krathong Festival

27nov07:3012:30Loy Krathong Festival

Time

(Monday) 07:30 - 12:30

Location

Orion Healing Center ( Detox & Yoga ) Koh Phangan

Orion Healing Center ( Detox & Yoga ) Koh Phangan

Event Details

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๐ŸŒบ Loy Krathong Festival at Orion๐ŸŒบ

๐ŸŒผ We are excited to invite you to the Loy Krathong Festival at Orion where we will learning the history and beliefs of the Loy Krathong Festival and participate in this beautiful event.

๐ŸŒผ Feel free to see the atmosphere of our previous years event
https://youtu.be/h7Qovf0Ii7s

๐ŸŒผ As Thai festivals go, Loy Krathong is the second most well-known and widespread after the new year Songkran festival. It is also arguably the most picturesque and romantic, filling waterways and skies up and down the country with floating Krathong and lanterns.

๐ŸŒผ But how much do you know about the origin of the festival? We are inviting you to be part of โ€œThe Loy Krathong festivalโ€ happening in Srithanu, Koh Phangan. We will build a connection deeply to the beauty and culture of a country called Thailand.

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๐ŸŒบ What are we preparing for you?๐ŸŒบ

๐ŸŒผ You will be captivated by the fascinating story behind the most magnificent festival of Thailand, Loy Krathong.
Drop deep into the exquisite Thai-Dance along with the sacred rituals as a way of honoring the Great Buddha.
Invoke the river spirits, Phra Mae Khongkha, the Goddess of Water.
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๐ŸŒผ Learning and hand on the art of Thai Traditional Craft Flower, the symbol of the divine offering. Guiding ritual of letting go of negative things that have happened in the past year and usher in good fortune for the next year. Floating Krathongs into the Ocean with the magnificent full moonlight as the background (the symbolizes letting go of hatred and anger)

๐ŸŒผ Enjoying the Exquisite Thai-Dance, the special co-creation from our community as a way to honour the Great Buddha and pay respect to the river spirits, Phra Mae Khongkha, the Goddess of Water.

๐ŸŒผ Guiding ritual of letting go of negative things that have happened in the past year and usher in good fortune for the next year. Floating the Krathong (floating vessels) into the Ocean with the magnificent full moonlight as the background.

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๐ŸŒบ Where? ๐ŸŒบ

Beach Shala, Orion Cafรฉ and on the beautiful beach at Orion Healing Center, Srithanu, Koh Phangan

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๐ŸŒบ Dress code๐ŸŒบ

๐ŸŒผ There is an opportunity to dress in Traditional Thai wear at the event – 200THB rental and 500THB returnable deposit required.

๐ŸŒผ Another option, is just to dress the most colourful, beautiful yet comfortable to honour the Great Buddha and the river spirits, Phra Mae Khongkha, the Goddess of Water. Thai Dress is encouraging but not necessary.

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๐ŸŒบ Detailed Schedule ๐ŸŒบ

๐ŸŒผ 14:30 – 21:30 , Special Thai Menu with 20% discount.

๐ŸŒผ 14:30 – 15:30, Thai Dance Class
We are inviting you to learn the art of Thai dance and to co-create the show together.
Exchange: 300 THB/ person or only 250 THB, if also joining the ‘Making your own Krathong Class at 16:00’.

๐ŸŒผ 16:00 – 17:30, Thai Traditional Craft (Making your own Krathong โ™ก).
Exchange: 300 THB/ person or only 250 THB, if also joining the ‘Thai Dance.

๐ŸŒผ 16:00 – 19:30, Rental of Traditional Thai Dress
200THB rental / hour with a 500THB returnable deposit required.

๐ŸŒผ 16:00 – 19:30, Thai Mini Market
Thai vendors and/or products available.

๐ŸŒผ 18:00 – 18:30, Loy Krathong Explanation & Thai Dance Show.

๐ŸŒผ 18:30, Release of Krathongs
We will release our krathongs to the water with our wishes and prayers for the coming year.

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๐ŸŒบ Entrance Ticket ๐ŸŒบ

๐ŸŒผ Foreigner*:
Adults – 100THB
Children – 50THB

๐ŸŒผ Thai Citizens*:
Adults – 50THB
Children – Free

๐ŸŒผ* Included in the ticket price:
โ˜† Access to event
โ˜† Thai Dance Show
โ˜† Thai Mini Market
โ˜† 20% Off Thai Menu in Cafรฉ

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets available at Orion reception.

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