Phuket Vegetarian Festival street processions

22 Oct 2009 – After Samkong Shrine’s procession have been done prefectly yesterday, today, the 5th day of the festival is still exciting with street procession in Phuket town of Tha-rua Shrine. There are many participants joined the procession in which the ritual began around 7 am this early moring.

Today, Kathu Shrine also arrange another procession to Patong area while Naka Shrine will visit people in Vichit area this afternoon.

At night, Bang Niew Shrine will have a propitiation of Seven Stars at 8pm.

The festival is expected to draw more tourists during the long weekend on 23-25 October. Rooms in Phuket town are almost fully booked due to the two big shrines Bang Niew and Jui Tui will have a street procession on Friday and Saturday respectively.

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