The Loy Krathong Festival at IOI Mall Puchong, supported by DITP KL and Thai Embassy, will be running from 18-27 November 2022. The event is aimed to bring Thai culture to Malaysian with the Thai food and crafts stalls, and the lanterns (Krathongs). Loy Krathong Festival offers visitors to release floating lanterns to drive away bad luck and any negativity. It has both spiritual significance as well as romantic beauty.
The launch event was officiated by Senior Colonel Nikorm Tonginkeaw, Thai Defence and Army Attache, Thai Embassy Kuala Lumpur.
I am very honored to be with you this evening to celebrate an event that truly makes me feel like home, feels like I am still in Thailand now. “As I looked around the decoration, the set-up, the Thai food and crafts stalls, and the lanterns (Krathongs), they really give me this nostalgic feeling. They truly reflect the Thai Culture, where I come from. Loy Krathong is a very unique festival. People from all over the world visit Thailand during this time to participate in the releasing of floating lanterns to drive away bad luck and any negativity. It has both spiritual significance as well as romantic beauty.” said Senior Colonel Nikorm Tonginkeaw.
“The influx of Malaysian tourists to Thailand has exceeded a million visitors since mid-October, and we thank you for it. It really makes Malaysia the number one visitor source market to Thailand this year.” added by Senior Colonel Nikorm Tonginkeaw.
The event is located at the outdoor area of IOI Mall Puchong and offers multiple stalls selling various Thai food and crafts stalls from 12pm to 11pm.