12 couples including celebrity athletics couple Buttree Puedpong, silver medallist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and her groom Pen-Ek Karaket, silver medallist in the 2010 Asia Games took to the skies over Chiang Rai’s Muang district to profess their love for one another and legally marry in hot air balloons yesterday.
The special wedding ceremonies were part of the Singha Park Chiang Rai Balloon Fiesta 2018 which is being held from February 14 to 18.
The festival will include a total of 35 decorative balloons from 16 countries including USA, Canada and Switzerland battle it out for the festivals first prize of 500,000 baht.
People at the festival will also be treated to a mass khon performance (traditional Thai dance) comprising of 100 members coupled with a light and sound show which will take place at 6pm on February 16 and 17.
Source : The Nation
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