This festival was originally aimed at payings respect to the Lord Buddha. Then the competition of the illuminated boat processions was organised to add colour to the event. An invitation is delivered to the public and private sectors, including temples, to participate in the public and private sectors, including temples, to participate in the competition.

The illuminated boats lined up in the middle of the Mekong River create an impressive scene for viewers.

Date: 23-30 October, 2012
Location: Nakhon Phanom
For more information: TAT Nakhon Phanom Tel : 0 4251 3490-1
Nakhon Phanom Provincial Administration Office Tel : 0 4251 1287, 0 4251 1574