HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha marks Chinese New Year 2021

Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Krom Luang Ratchasarinee Siripatchara Maha Watchara Ratchathida engaged in a religious ceremony on the occasion of Chinese New Year 2021, on behalf of Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali Krom Muen Suddhanarinatha.

On February 12, 2021 at 5:53PM, Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Krom Luang Ratchasarinee Siripatchara Maha Watchara Ratchathida traveled, on behalf of Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali Krom Muen Suddhanarinatha, to Deves Palace to engage in a religious ceremony marking Chinese New Year 2021, laying a flower garland and lighting candles and incense.

Her Royal Highness repeated the ceremony at the residence of Mom Luang Sarali Kitiyakara before tying a pink cloth around the residence’s shrine, burning silver and gold paper and lighting fire crackers.

The proceedings culminated in Her Royal Highness laying a flower garland and lighting a red candle before placing a ceremonial incense stick, burning silver and gold paper and lighting fire crackers.

Chinese New Year is an important date for Thais of Chinese descent and is considered the beginning of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The day is marked by a variety of ceremonies paying tribute to deities and ancestors for good crop yields and fortune throughout the year. The holiday extends across three days, during which offerings of food, desserts and fruits are presented at shrines and participants engage in revelry.

 

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Reporter : Praphorn Praphornkul

Rewriter : Tarin Angskul

National News Bureau & Public Relations : http://thainews.prd.go.th

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