YI PENG CHIANG MAI LANTERN FESTIVAL 2019
Yi peng Yi (Yee) = Two, Peng = Full Moon.Yi peng means the full moon night in the 2nd of the Thai Lanna Calendar. So exact date changes every year. For this year will be celebrated on November 11-12 November 2019 Yi peng (or Yee Peng) is celebrated when the local go to temple for listening to the monks pray of offering lantern to the monks. Locals decorated their house with hanging Khom loy or lantern.light up the lantern for give praise to Lord Buddha.
Loy Krathong / Loy = to Float / Krathong = it’s a small hand made of banana trunk and decorated with leaves, incense ,candle, flowers, local people would often put strands of hair, nail and toe nail clipping or strips of old cloth in the Krathong in the belief that grudges and bad luck will washed away before being release down the river. This festival was to pay respect to the Goddess of Water. Floating Krathong of the river and light your lantern and make a wish for good fortune in the new year.
Release Flying sky lantern for worship to ket kaew Chulamaneed (Relic of Lord of Buddha) in the heaven.
5 MASS CHIANG MAI LANTERN RELEASE
All 5 mass lantern release event all share a similar schedule for the evening same activities.
|Event Name||Yee Peng lanna International (Mae jo)||Chiang Mai CAD Khomloy Sky Lanterns Festival 2019
|Yee Peng Doi Saket||Northern Study Center (Mae Rim)||Wat Doi Ti & Kruba Srivijaya Monument|
|Hosted by||Lanna Dhutanka||Chiang Mai Culture Art and Design (CAD)||LCMT tour||Northern Study Center||Doi Saket|
|Date||Nov 11 (2019)||November 11 and 12 (2019)||11Nov (2019)||Nov 11 & 12 (2019)||Nov 11 (2019)|
|Capaicity||3000 seats||5000 seat||2500 seats||4000 seats||750seats|
|Location||Lanna Dhutanka near Maejo University||Doi Saket Hot Spring||Northern Study Center (at Mae Rim District)||Wat Doi Ti & Kruba Srivijaya Monument|
|Distance from the city||Northeast 25km from Chiang Mai downtown||East 20km from Chiang Mai downtown 30min||Northeast 30km from Chiang Mai downtown||North 10km from Chiang Mai downtown||South 35km from Chiang Mai downtown|
|Activities||ritual,meditation||shows,culture,hill tribe,ritual,local market,loi krathong||shows, local market||shows,ritual||ritual, local market|
|Ticket||Standard and Premium 200-300USD||Premium 6300THB VIP 5800THB Standard 4500THB||3500-4500THB||3999-5999THB||Standard 2999THB VIP 3999THB|
|Dinner||Buffet Thai Dinner||Unlimited food+drink theame of local market||unlimited food +drink (only vip)||Thai dinner set||Thai dinner set|
|Received lantern per person||1 lantern||2 lanterns 1Krathong||1Std-2Vip lanterns||1Std-2Vip lanterns||1lanterns|