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Thailand’s fate hung since important above all from rice cultivation which of course good irrigation is indispensable, which explains clearly the worship of the goddess of water. Everywhere in the country people do therefore small, round, flower fin, which are each equipped with a candle, incense, and also some small coins and their floats can be made from wood, bamboo, banana shrubs Strunk or recently even bread. The small fin are called in the local language “krathong”, which derives from the name of the Festival; “Loy Krathong” is allowed nothing more than the raft to float”. You can buy the cute artwork for a few Thai baht by dozens of hawkers who do good business on the banks in this full moon night. Who wants to help his karma a bit on the jumps, can put in even a few strands of hair in his raft, because it is also believed that the sins of the past year swimming on small boat.