On 31 December 2016 Tourism Authority of Thailand organised the traditional Candlelight of Siam at Sanam Luang, Bangkok and various locations in Thailand to incorporate tributes to the Thai monarchy as well as to go into another year for Thai people, inviting both Thais and expats to be part of the ceremony.
On behalf of the whole nation and its people, H.E. General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand said, ‘We would like Candlelight of Siam to be a meaningful event which celebrates everything that unites all of us as one people in this country – our loyalty, our faith and our love and respect.’
This event is for everyone to reflect through praying, sharing and candle lighting on the unique culture and heritage which we shared as part of Thailand and welcome the year to come.
For more details and information of the event, please visit www.tatnews.org
International Public Relations Division
Tourism Authority of Thailand
Tel: 02 250 5500 ext. 4545-48
Fax: 02 250 0246
E-mail: [email protected]
Facebook: TAT Newsroom
Twitter: TAT Newsroom
Instagram: TAT Newsroom