Loi krathong

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This presentation is produced to be used in teaching the students of Southeast Asia Studies of Lodi High School, Wisconsin.

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Loi krathong

  1. 1. What is it?
  2. 2. Loi Krathong Festival in ThailandK r u Tu k e - K a r n te e ra Ing k h a n in a n
  3. 3. Loi Krathongone of the most popular &romantic festivalsfull moon night of the 12thlunar monthfalls in November
  4. 4. Loi Krathong Loy = to float Krathong = vessel made of banana stalk and leaves float Krathong decorated with flowers, candle, incense sticks apologize the river Goddess float away ill fortune
  5. 5. The Romance13th century- Sukhothai EraNang Noppamas, a consort ofKing Ramkhamhang, madeKrathong and floated it to passher love one, the kingBelief: setting Krathong adriftand stay afloat = forever love
  6. 6. Celebrationcelebrated nationwideknown as the festival oflightpeople float Kratong, lightlanternsNoppamas beauty contestShows, firework
  7. 7. Song: Loi KrathongNovember full moon shines Loi Krathong, Loi KrathongAnd the water’s high in local river and the klongLoi Krathong, Loi Krathong Loi Krathong, Loi KrathongLoy Kratong is here and everybody’s full of cheerWe’re together at the klongEach one with his krathongAs we push away we pray We can see a better day http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSkriTLhM7A
  8. 8. English Version
  9. 9. Wan- pen-duen-sib-song Nam-kor-nong-tem-ta-ling Rao-tang-lai-chai-ying Sa-nook-kan-jing-wan-loi-krathong Loi-loi-krathong Loi-loi-krathong Loi-krathong- gun-laewKor-chern-nong-kaew-ork-ma-ram-wong Ram-wong-wan-loi-krathong Ram-wong-wan-loi-krathong Boon-ja-song-hai-rao-sook-jai Boon-ja-song-hai-rao-sook-jai
  10. 10. Thai Versionhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMLDzE9s39s&feature=related
  11. 11. Assignments- Study GuideAnswer the following questions based on this video clip<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSkriTLhM7A>What does the following words mean? (Loi, Krathong, Klong)According to the video clip, what activities are performed onLoi Krathong night?What implications can you make regarding Thailand’sphysical features and characteristics of its people?Are there any similar festivals in the US? Please describe
  12. 12. Referenceshttp://amazingtogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Loy- Krathong-Sukhothai.jpg http://www.zabzaa.com/event/images/loykatong06.jpg http://www.krvariety.com/forums/attachment.php? attachmentid=4187&stc=1&d=1290424954 http://travel.kapook.com/view18444.html http://www.loikrathong.net. http://loikrathong.net/loikrathong_online.html

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