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  Loi Krathong parade (Chiang Mai)

 

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The annual Loi Krathong parade in Chiang Mai.

 

Participants wear traditional Lan Na dress and pass through the city's center.

 

  Loi Krathong parade (Chiang Mai)

 

  Loi Krathong parade (Chiang Mai)

 

Girls carry candles, whilst boys bear long poles with triangular banners.

 

In addition, other participants carry litters with ornamental objects and candlelit lanterns, as well as other items.

 

  Loi Krathong parade (Chiang Mai)

 

  Loi Krathong parade (Chiang Mai)

 

Among the items are large illuminated naga.