Updated: Jan 8
Loy Krathong is an ancient Thai tradition, which takes place in the evening of the 12th month of the Thai calendar (usually in November). Loy Krathong Festival has been a beautiful, fun Thai evening celebration for families and friends. They gather by the streams, canals or rivers to float decorated floral rafts, usually made of banana leaves. It is a gesture of paying respect to the Mother River.
To maintain this precious tradition, our school organized a Loy Krathong activity on November 7, 2019. There were performances and Thai traditional games from students. They performed Thai dance and played Thai instruments. All students and teachers wore traditional Thai dress and although many of us enjoyed the festivity of the event, the purposes of Loy Krathong remain forever in our hearts and we will always remember to show appreciation and ask for forgiveness from Khongkha, the River Goddess, for being ungrateful and taking water for granted.