Yee Peng Lanna International 2022 – Mae Jo Sansai

Thousand of Lanterns in the sky

Event Information Yeepeng Lanna International 2022

** This event will not take place in 2022. **

Time Activities 

  • 2.00 pm – 2.30 pm: Pick you up from the hotel/guesthouse
  • 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm: On the way to the event
  • 4:00 pm: Arrive at Lanna Dhutanga :
    • Receive souvenirs / Enjoy authentic Lanna Thai snacks, desserts, and beverages
    • Enjoy seeing Lanna & hill tribe cultural exhibition by scholarship students sponsored by the foundation / take photos / use the restroom at your convenience.
    • 5:00 pm: Opening Ceremony Speech by the President of Doungtawan Santipap (The Sun of Peace) Foundation and the organizing committee welcome all guests to the event.
    • 5:30 pm: Break for the bathroom
    • 6:00 pm: All honorable guests and tourists enter the ceremony area. Ceremony regulatory announcement by MC
    • 6:30 pm: Chanting and Meditation led by the chairman of the sangha
    • 7:00 pm: Circumambulation Ceremony
    • 7:30 pm: Lighting Ceremony
    • 8:00 pm: Dhammachai sky lanterns releasing ceremony to pay homage to the Lord Buddha.
    • 8.30 pm: End of the ceremony
Monks floating a lantern

More information about Yee Peng festival in Chiang Mai

Important Notes:


  1. The age of participants must be at least 12 years old in order to follow the security policy and to avoid causing noise disturbance to other participants.
  2. Firecrackers, sky lanterns, weapons, gambling equipment, and illegal objects including alcoholic beverages are prohibited.


  1. Participants are kindly requested to dress in polite clothing.
  2. Participate in religious activities with respect and peace for the sanctity of the ceremony.
  3. No drinking alcohol & No Smoking in the temple.


  1. The organizer takes risks from an unexpected events that cannot be prevented such as natural disasters, and domestic politics which may be the reason that makes the Yeepeng Lanna International cannot be organized, the tickets are non-refundable in all cases. Participants must agree to accept the risk.
  2. Benefits are subject to change without notice.


  1. NOT ALLOW entering the monk area to take the photo.
  2. ALLOW to take the photo only from the seating area but NOT ALLOW to use a selfie stick, ladder, tripod, or dolly equipment.


  • The special part of this event is a Buddhist ritual including chanting, meditation, and launching lanterns for peace, please follow strictly the instructions of the announcer for serenity and safety.