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Thai Watermelon Carvings by Nita Gill for Loy Krathong Festival

Here are my most recent Thai watermelon carvings that I made in preparation for the Thai Loy Krathong festival at the local Thai Temple which took place last Sunday. This was the first time, I’ve made this particular pattern. I made it in honor of my teacher. She gifted me the book that contains this pattern while […]

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Thai Fruit Carvings at Loy Krathong Festival

Thai Fruit Carvings at Loy Krathong Festival

In  my previous blog post, I published some amazing photos and video showing the colorful Thai Festival of Lights, Loy Krathong in Thailand. The Thai community here in Southern California also celebrates Loy Krathong with festivals, fruit carvings and floating flowers. Unfortunately, the incredible flying candle lit lanterns shown in my previous blog article are […]

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Tammy's fruit carvings for Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival | Fruit Carvings and Water Fights

Earlier this month, I attended a Songkran Festival celebration held here in California. Also known as the Water Festival, the Songkran Festival celebrates Thailand’s New Year and is usually a time for self reflection and spiritual homage. The Songkran Festival takes place in Thailand every year between April 13th and 15th, but the fun festivities, […]

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Water Festival California

Water Festival | New Years in Thailand

The streets of Thailand will be splashing with fun, music and excitement for the Water Festival (also known as the Songkran Festival) between April 13th to 15th. The Thai people are well known for their intricate and beautiful fruit carving. During the Songkran Festival  fruit carvings are prepared to display and share as you will […]

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Thai Songkran Festival

In addition to the lovely Thai fruit carving display that I shared with you in yesterday’s blog post, there was so much color, beauty and tradition at the Thai Songkran Festival. There was traditional Thai dancing performed in Thai costume. There were beautiful flower displays, performances of traditional Thai music and more. Here are some […]

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