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Old 07-06-2019, 11:40 PM
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Thai Royal Barge Procession

This thread is for discussions regarding royal barge procession ceremony, Thailand's ancient ceremony dated back to Ayutthaya Kingdom in the 14th century.
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Old 07-06-2019, 11:41 PM
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Ceremony as described by Wikipedia:
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Thailand's Royal Barge Procession (Thai: กระบวนพยุหยาตราชลมารค; RTGS: krabuan phayuha yatra chonla mak) is a ceremony of both religious and royal significance which has taken place for nearly 700 years. The royal barges are a blend of craftsmanship and traditional Thai art. The Royal Barge Procession takes place rarely, marking only the most significant cultural and religious events. During the long reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, spanning over 70 years, the procession has only occurred 16 times.

The Royal Barge Procession, in the present, consists of 52 barges: 51 historical barges, and the Royal Barge, the Narai Song Suban, which King Rama IX built in 1994. It is the only barge built during King Bhumibol's reign. These barges are manned by 2,082 oarsmen. The procession proceeds down the Chao Phraya River, from the Wasukri Royal Landing Place in Khet Dusit, Bangkok, passes the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Grand Palace, Wat Po (Thai: วัดโพธิ์), and finally arrives at Wat Arun (Thai: วัดอรุณ, 'Temple of the Dawn').

More details: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Barge_Procession
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Old 07-06-2019, 11:48 PM
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The latest ceremony was held on November 9, 2012 as part of Royal Kathin Ceremony and to mark King Bhumibol's 7th cycle (84 years old) in 2011 (postponed until 2012 due to Thailand's great floods) which was presided over by, then, Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn on behalf of the King:

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While the latest ceremony which was presided over by the monarch was held on November 7, 1996 as part of King Bhumibol's Golden Jubilee Cerebration:
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Old 07-06-2019, 11:57 PM
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2019 marks another auspicious occasion as the ceremony will be held as part of King Rama X's coronation (state progress on water):
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Old 10-17-2019, 12:17 PM
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The event is now postponed to December 12:
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Old 11-02-2019, 01:49 AM
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Fully-dressed rehearsal last month:



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Old 11-29-2019, 09:44 PM
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Latest rehearsal on November 26:
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Old 12-12-2019, 03:16 AM
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Live coverage by Thai PBS:
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Old 12-12-2019, 07:30 AM
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Gallery from today


https://www.rexfeatures.com/livefeed...ony,_thailand?


https://twitter.com/ThaiRoyalFamily/...655168/photo/2
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Old 12-12-2019, 10:41 AM
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^^ Thank you, here are more pics from the Standard:

https://www.facebook.com/thestandard...86606868298859

https://www.facebook.com/thestandard...86702071622672

https://www.facebook.com/thestandard...86679764958236
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Old 12-12-2019, 10:34 PM
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Really love this photo of HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha during yesterday's event, absolutely regal.

https://web.facebook.com/Nunoiduak/p...25779854122007
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