The Laanta-Lanta Festival
Koh Lanta has an amazing mix of cultures who simply seem to get along. This is particularly evident when they stage the Laanta Lanta Festival in Lanta Old Town which happens each year on the first Full Moon in March.
The Laanta-Lanta Festival is a possibility for local people and guests to commend unique cultural faces that stay valid on this developing island today. Authentic food and traditional entertainment is the pillar of any Thai festival and the Laanta Lanta celebration doesn’t contrevine from this successful tradition. With an abundant choice of delicious snacks and meals available all through the three days, you will have the capacity to enjoy local people and exotic food and beverage on the Laanta-Lanta Festival.
Exhibitions of Rong-Ngen, the traditional music and dance of the ancient Sea Gypsies, can be delighted in on the principle arrange, and acts displayed by groups from all finished Thailand. A moment beachside arrange highlights contemporary jazz and reggae exhibitions nightly, in a more relaxed environment.
Through this custom, Sea Gypsies look for security for a safe and happy event by disposing of awful spirits out into the sea, at a traditional boat floating ceremony. Side-road social corners show and exhibit the making of traditional arts and crafts including Pa-the, traditional Muslim cloth weaving and Toi-pa-nun, a craftsmanship produced using Toi leaves.