Yi Peng Festival Chiang Mai 2013

Yi Peng Festival is a part of Loy Krathong Festival in North of Thailand, Yi Peng  is held on a full moon of the 2nd month of the Lanna calendar (“Yi” meaning “2nd” and “Peng” meaning “month” in the Lanna language). In this festival, a multitude of Lanna-style sky lanterns (Khom loi (Thai: โคมลอย), literally: “floating lanterns”) are launched into the air where they resemble large flocks of giant fluorescent jellyfish gracefully floating by through the sky. Everybody make a wish before release a Khom loi to the sky.

Everywhere you visit you will hear a song called “Loy Krathong”

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Main place for celebration the Yi Peng Festival in Chiang Mai [flickr id=”10972762373″ thumbnail=”medium” align=”none”]
Everybody made a wish during fired the candle until they had enough flit for the khom loi to float up into the sky

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Everybody made a wish during fired the candle until they had enough flit for the khom loi to float up into the sky

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This kid made a wish and felt bad when a Khom Loi float to the sky

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This kid made a wish and felt bad when a Khom Loi float to the sky [flickr id=”10972598856″ thumbnail=”medium” align=”none”]
This kid made a wish and felt bad when a Khom Loi float to the sky [flickr id=”10972606916″ thumbnail=”medium” align=”none”]
This kid made a wish and felt bad when a Khom Loi float to the sky [flickr id=”10972606656″ thumbnail=”medium” align=”none”]
This kid made a wish and felt bad when a Khom Loi float to the sky [flickr id=”10972681054″ thumbnail=”medium” align=”none”]
Wishing

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