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Wiang La Korn Fair  - is organized in February to show the ancient Lana traditions. The ceremony of offering to the ancestral spirit, the parade of novice monks, horse carriages, and the ancient finger nails 88/ dance, percussionist beat drums and clang cymbals, the big drum beating contact. At night, there are Khun Tok Dinners, classical music and classical dancing.


The Sa Lung Luang parade ( Huge Silver bucket)  People dresses in Lana costume and bring water to pour on the Emerald Buddha.


Loy Kra Thong festival  is a Thai Traditional festival on the full moon night in the month of November. People pray special prayers and float a Kra Thong in the river to chase the bad spirits away, also to thank you the God of river for giving water to human beings. There is usually a Kra Thong contest, Balloon contest, fire works, and ancient arch contest.


Lampang City

Lampang, also called Nakhon Lampang to differentiate from Lampang Province, is the third largest town in northern Thailand and capital of Lampang Province and the Lampang district. Traditional names for Lampang include Wiang Lakon and Khelang Nakhon. The city is still growing rapidly as trading and transportation centre. It offers much of the historic interest of Lanna as well as Chiang Mai, but without the overt commercialisation. Located in the hearth of the North, Lampang is also a good base for excursions and travel within Northern Thailand.


Lampang city is situated in the valley of the Wang River in the heart of Northern Thailand, bordered by the Khun Tan Range on the west and the Phi Pan Nam Range on the east. The river, a major tributary of the Chao Phraya, flows directly through the city. The city focuses on the south side of Wang River, although the old parts of the city had been originally developed in the north side of it. Nowadays, the downtown of Lampang has grown in the south-east of the river along Bunyawat and Pahon Yothin roads, the main roads of the city are filled with dense commercial and residential buildings.


Lampang has a relatively dry climate relative to nearby provinces. Winter starts from the last rains, typically November, and lasts until March. Cold air masses from Siberia sometimes lead to nighttime temperatures below ten degrees Celsius, although that is quite rare. Winter is characterized by dry, sunny, and  pleasant days, and cool and occasionally foggy nights. In recent times, the blue winter sky is often marred by the practice of burning the fields after the harvest, as well as the smog generated by Mae Mo coal-fired power plants. Summer typically starts from March until June. The temperature could soar to 40 degrees Celsius in April. Late afternoon thunderstorms and hailstorms are frequent.

Rainy season runs from June until November. Being in a relative rain shadow, Lampang receives less precipitation than neighbouring provinces and rarely suffers from extensive flooding which has plagued Chiang Mai in recent years.

Lampang Province, Page 9, Wat Sichum, and Festivals around the Province. Lampang Province, Page 11, History of the city and the culture.