Cultural & International

View Full Calendar

Loy Krathong (Buddhism)

Event Type
Religious/Cultural
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Date
Nov 16, 2024   All Day
Contact
Ross Wantland
E-Mail
diversity@illinois.edu
Originating Calendar
Religious Observances

When the rivers and canals are full of water, this festival takes place in all parts of Thailand on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month. Bowls made with leaves, candles, and incense sticks, are placed in the water, and represent bad luck disappearing.

Need to request religious accommodation? 

Employee Religious Accommodation Information

Student Religious Accommodation Information

This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.

link for robots only