Held every fall, Thailand’s Loi Krathong is a surreal experience, visually mesmerizing celebration. the name translates to ‘floating basket,’ and thousands of candle-lit banana leaf boats known as krathongs are released in waterways to symbolize renewal.
Radisson Blu Plaza, Delhi celebrated the ‘Loi Krathong’ festival in a grand manner and to bring on the festivities, the hotel and Thailand Tourism of India jointly organized a celebratory evening to mark Loi Krathong.
Gracing the occasion with his presence was honourable chief guest, H.E Mr. Chutintorn Gongsakdi, Thai Ambassador to India. The evening was inaugurated by a beautiful cultural performance put together by a team of dancers and musicians flown in from Chiang Mai, Northern region of Thailand followed by a special Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) performance. The performances ended with a decorated long drum procession where Miss Loi Krathong was carried on a palanquin to the pool site where she invited the guests to release the candle lit krathongs.
On this occasion, Ashwani Goela, General Manager, Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport said, “It gives us great joy to celebrate the Loi Krathong festival every year and give the people a chance to discover Thailand through Thai culture performances, Thai food with all its simplicity and panache. We would also like to thank our partner Tourism Authority of Thailand & Thai Airways for their support in making this a successful event”
To take forward the celebratory mood, Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport is celebrating Loi Krathong Food Festival at Neung Roi, its Thai speciality restaurant by featuring a specially designed menu.
The most magical ambience was experienced as the hotel celebrates this festival of lights. You can savour Thai delicacies from a special festive a la carte menu at Neung Roi.
The guests were treated to authentic Thai cuisine by multi award winning Restaurant – Neung Roi