Ubon Ratchathani’s Unique Candle Festival Parade

Apart from the water-splashing Songkran Festival in April and Loy Krathong (on November 15 later this year), few visitors to Thailand know about any of the country’s lesser but equally picturesque Festivals (unless, of course, they have read AsiaGuys.NET and already know about the Dansai Ghost Festival)! Yet Thailand boasts so many local Festivals it is a shame that at least some are not better known.
Colourful Ubon Float – By Callum McLeod
One is the unique Candle Festival Parade held in the eastern city of Ubon Ratchathani. This marks the start of Buddhist Lent. Like other Festivals, the Parade’s dates are

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