The Loy Krathong Festival first started during the
time of the Sukhothai Kingdom about 700 years ago
by chief royal consort, Noppamas. It is based on a
Hindu traditionof thanking Goddess of water called
Pra Mae Kongka. ( Pra Mae means Goddessand
Kongka means water )This festival was established
theend of the main rice harvest, in another word on
the moon full of November.