Sattahip to hold traditional lantern festival at Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan) later this month

Sattahip –

A traditional lantern festival will be held at the Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan) in Sattahip this month.

A press conference was held at the Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan) in the Na Jomtien sub-district today (July 7th) and was led by the Chonburi Vice Governor Niti Wiwatwanich.

Vice Governor Niti said, “The festival is aimed to honour His Royal Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) and to celebrate for King Vajiralongkorn, Rama X as well as to worship the Buddha.”

“The official ceremony will be held on July 22nd at 4:30 P.M. with a lantern parade. On July 23rd we will present a special Thai traditional performance ‘Khon’.”

For more information please contact the Chonburi Tourism and Sport Office 038-274284

Or visit the website at www.chonburimots.go.th and

Facebook page www.facebook.com/tourismsportschonburi

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Goong is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya, Chonburi, and Phuket, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.