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Rub Bua Festival 2021

The beautiful ancient tradition of throwing lotus flowers from the banks of the river is one of the most heart-warming in Thailand

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Local people who live nearby Wat Klong Samrong gather at the closest river banks while a boat carrying the picture of revered Buddha floats. People standing ashore then throw the lotus flowers aiming for the boat. A beautiful scene happens yearly on a day before the Buddhist Lent finishes, typically in October. The area is famous for its vast quantity of lotus flowers.

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