Loy Krathong Festival Celebration in New Delhi.
Thai festival of lights – ‘Loy Krathong’ was celebrated on 19th November 2021 at Radisson Blu Plaza. Keeping up with the festive spirits, this event was celebrated by Tourism Authority of Thailand along with Royal Thai Embassy. It was an evening full of colours, several floating candles, flowers and krathongs decorated the venue showcasing Thai festivals & traditions. A list of dance performances like a traditional Loy Krathong dance and a dance from the four different regions of Thailand highlighted the event.
To commemorate the event with a welcome speech given by Mr. Thirapath Mongkolnavin, Minister & Deputy Chief of Mission, Royal Thai Embassy. This was followed by a welcome remark from Mr Nitin Kapur the Director of Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport Hotel.
Guests including diplomats, corporates, media and members of the travel fraternity were invited to celebrate the magical festival of lights. They got to learn the art of traditional Krathong making and decoration. The guests also got a chance to release the candle and incense lit krathongs into the water thereby paying respect to the water goddess. They enjoyed the demonstrations of a popular Thai noodle dish – Pad Thai during the event.
Mr Vachirachai Sirisumpan, Director Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi said “We are very grateful to be able to celebrate the Loy Krathong festival in New Delhi and pay respect to our Thai festivities as well as highlight the strong cultural bond between India and Thailand. I hope this event has given the guests a glimpse of Thai traditions, art & culture and a taste of delicious and authentic Thai food by Soy Neung Roi restaurant at the Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport Hotel. We would like to thank all our guests who joined us and of course our hotel partner Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport Hotel for their continuous support in making this a memorable celebration. Now that Thailand is open for fully vaccinated travellers from India, we look forward to welcoming travellers to experience Amazing Thailand which is now “Even more Amazing.”