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The Festival of Lights, otherwise known as Yee Peng Lantern Festival, is an unforgettable spiritual event held all over Thailand. Yee Peng takes place on the full moon of the second month, as the twelfth month in the Thai Lunar Calendar corresponds to the second month in the traditional calendar of the old northern Lanna kingdom.

The festival features millions of illuminated lanterns being launched off into the night sky to create an almost 'milky way' effect gracefully floating off into the distance. No words, images or stories will ever do this incredible festival justice, you really need to be there amongst the magic to truly appreciate just how amazing it is!

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