VHP Organizes Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations in Thailand

Vishwa Hindu Parishad Association Thailand and Partners are set to host the largest Ganesh Festival 2016 events in Bangkok and Nakhorn Nayok at eight locations in Thailand during 5th to 11th Sep 2016.

The purpose of these events is to celebrate the annual Ganesh Chaturthi (Birthday of Shri Ganesha) festival and promote historical social and cultural relations between Bharat and Thailand. This year, the festival activities are also aimed to celebrate 70th anniversary of His Majesty the King’s accession to the throne and pray for good health and wellness of the royal family and prosperity in Thailand.

3rd Ganesha Festival @ Bangkok on Saturday, 10th Sep 2016 at National Stadium BTS Station (Near MBK Shopping Mall) will be organized by VHP Association Thailand and partners. The festival will be supported by Hindu Temples and Associations of Thai & Bharatiya community. It is expected more than 10,000 devotees of Shri Ganesha will join the largest celebration in the heart of Bangkok. We have also planned variety of activities throughout the day such as Ganehsa Sthapna Pujan, Dahi Handi Celebration, Vegetarian Food and Souvenir Stalls, Ganesha Maha Bhog, We Love Ganesha Painting Competition and the spectacular cultural program to promote local talent in Thailand.

7th Ganesha Festival @ Nakhorn Nayok on Sunday, 11th Sep 2016 will be jointly organized by VHP Association Thailand and Utthyan Ganesh Temple, Nakhorn Nayok during 5-11 Sep 2016. Visarjan of idols of Shri Ganesha in a ceremonial procession is scheduled on Sunday 11th Sep 2016 from Bangkok to Nakhorn Nayok. Similar to previous years, thousands of devotees will join the Ganesha festival at Nakhorn Nayok and about 1,500 devotees will travel from Bangkok. Visarjan ceremony will be jointly organized by Ganesha festival partners at Nakhorn Nayok.

Lai Haraoba, a talented female group led by Ms. Devlina Kumar from Kolkata, Bharat will also perform live at above festival location supported by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Embassy of Bharat in Thailand.

Ms. Devlina Kumar
Ms. Devlina Kumar

“Thai people love Lord Ganesha and its popularity is rising year by year. We believe that the Largest Ganesha festival in Thailand will further develop people-to-people interactions and strengthen socio-economic and cultural relations between Bharat and Thailand,” said Susheel Kumar Saraff, President, VHP Association Thailand”.

All are welcome to join the Ganesha’s divine blessings events.

For further information, please contact:

Shri Ganesha Festival Events Secretariat
Contact person: Sanjay Kumar Mobile: +66 81 890 6227
Email: [email protected]
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