Bright hues in Lent festivities

  • 10 Jul 2017 at 10:57
  • Newspaper section: Photo

Atmosphere of the Buddhist Lent festival in Ubon Ratchathani. The festival ended yesterday when Lent began.



Spectators scramble to take pictures of wax figures on a float being towed by a tractor to the Buddhist Lent festival ground in Thung Sri Muang, Ubon Ratchathani. The festival ended yesterday when Lent began. Wichan Charoenkiatpakul


A vendor makes garlands outside a temple in Bangkok. Apichart Jinakul


A procession of elaborately-carved wax figures of deities makes its way to Thung Sri Muang. Wichan Charoenkiatpakul


Performers lead a dance to the rhythm of local music involving the beating of stringed jars during the Lent celebration in Ubon Ratchathani. Wichan Charoenkiatpakul


Traditional dancers put on a show in a mass performance during the annual candle procession festival celebrating Buddhist Lent. Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

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