The Thai government invites the people to join ceremonies and activities on memorial day for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great on October 13th, 2019.
The merit-making rituals and activities to be held on the memorial day include:
At 07.00 a.m., alms-giving to 489 monks and novices at Sanam Luang,
At 08.30 a.m., the laying of wreaths before a portrait of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great at Sanam Luang,
At 10.00 a.m., a voluntary activity for improvements to the landscape, the clean-up of canals in commemoration of the kindness of the late King Rama IX at Thammaphirataram temple in Dusit district of Bangkok,
At 07.30 p.m., the lighting of candles in commemoration of the late King Rama IX. Participants stand in silence for 89 seconds in commemoration of the kindnesses of the late King Rama IX at Sanam Luang,
At 07.45 p.m., music performances entitled ’’Streams of care all over Thailand’’ at Sanam Luang.
In every province, the ceremonies and activities will be held at provincial halls or other suitable venues simultaneously with those in Bangkok. Abroad, they are to be held at Thai embassies and consular offices.
The people joining the ceremonies and activities nationwide on Sunday are advised to wear yellow.