- Experience Lantern Festival at Thailand's Hat Yai Park

December 09, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Visitors to Thailand still have time to see the Lantern Festival that is currently taking place at Hat Yai Park in Songkla Province.
Part of the annual Loi Krathong festival that is held across the country each November, Hat Yai Park's celebration extends well into the new year and can still be experienced until the end of February 2012.
Those who choose to pay a visit will be greeted by the sight of a massive variety of lanterns with different design ideas, themes and countries of origin.
Tourists will be able to view lanterns from all four regions of Thailand and 14 southern provinces, as well as international contributions, such as the ice lantern from chilly Harbin in China.
Animal-themed entries and children's lamps will be on display, while lantern contests are also held during the course of the festival.
People wishing to catch the event will find that Hat Yai Park is located within six kilometres of the Hat Yai city centre and is filled with beautiful greenery, statues and food stalls.
A massive range of Thailand hotels can be found by cultural enthusiasts at, including the Hansa JB Hotel.
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