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New house

ทำบุญขึ้นบ้านใหม่ or "THAM BOON KEUN BAAN MAI" is a ceremony for house-warming.

New House Ceremony
It is evening time. Buddhist monks have finished their sermon and are already back to the temple. It is time for joyful celebration.
New House Ceremony
The home owner has invited his relatives and his neighbours. Many round tables have been prepared. Festive lights are on and the stage is ready to welcome music orchestra.
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
Traditional Thai music is even played before the dinner starts.
New House Ceremony
The dinner has started and a few countryside music singers appear on the stage.
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
Such house-warming ceremony is a key event mixing Buddhist ceremony and laic ceremony.
New House Ceremony
A few paper floating lanterns (ลอยโคมไฟ) are released into the night sky.
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
It is auspicious act at end of the year to release such paper floating lanterns as it symbolizes the bad sins flying away.
New House Ceremony
A wish shall be performed before relasing the colorful floating lantern.
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
Another famous event in Thailand taking place in Chiang Mai is Loy Krathong. The event also called "YI PENG" (ลอยโคมยี่เป็ง) festival includes the release of thousands of paper floating lanterns into the night sky all over the city.
New House Ceremony
Such floating lanterns release is also popular in Thai Buddhist temple on New Year's eve.
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
The dinner features many Thai delicious dishes such as Tom Yam Kung soup or fried rice.
New House Ceremony
Countryside singers and orchestra is bringing good mood to all dinner participants.
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony
People are giving an envelope with money inside as a gift. The house owner shall write the amount for each family. When going to other people events, he shall give back the same amount.
New House Ceremony
The party shall continue until late during the evening. When dinner is over, most people are leaving.
New House Ceremony
New House Ceremony


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