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Temples across Phuket have honoured Thailand’s tenth lunar month with food offerings, and traditional puppets.  Festivals are held for the tenth lunar month between September and October. During the festival, people offer food to their family members who have died. It is believed that during this time, the spirits of deceased people can come to meet with their relatives.  Puppets called ‘Praet’ symbolise the deaths of people who committed sins during their lives. The puppets are displayed to warn people to have good values during their lives.  On Monday, Phuket also kicked off its annual Vegetarian Festival. Locals and representatives […]

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