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FESTIVALS

The Setting Adrift of the Chao Ley Boats

This ritualistic festival takes place on Lanta Island during full moon of the sixth and eleventh month in the lunar calendar. This is a religious rite performed by Sea Gypsies who gather on the beach near Ban Saladan Village.
They dance their famous "rong ngeng" round the boats to be set adrift. Ceremonies feature singing and dancing. This festival is expected to bring prosperity and happiness to the participants. It is aunique event not featured anywhere else in the world.

Krabi Berk Fah Andaman
This festival takes place in November and celebrates the opening of the tourist season in Krabi. Watersport competitions, cultural shows and good-natured fun are the schedule
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