Loy Krathong / Yee Peng Festival

The Loy Krathong Festival alternatively spelt Loi Krathong and also known as Yee Peng is taking place this year from the 16-18th of November. The 17th of November is the night of the full moon being the main celebration ,taking place all over Thailand. Although nowhere is it more celebrated than in Chiang Mai, North Thailand. Obviously we are very busy in the supply of quality Khom Loy (The Thai name for sky lanterns) for this most important and celebrated event in the Buddhist calendar.

Yee Peng Loy Krathong

Khom Loy being released in celebrating Loy Krathong, Yee Peng in Thailand

Our Khom Loy will be lighting up the skies allover Thailand as seen in that attached photo and if you are in the country during this time then be sure to visit and join in the occasion by releasing some lanterns in celebration. If you are not in Thailand then we can always send you some Khom Loy direct to your door. They can be purchased via our online store here -http://www.skylanterns2u.com/online_store.html  don’t forget we offer FREE DELIVERY WORLDWIDE !!

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Buddhist Monks Releasing Sky Lanterns

Sky lanterns being released by Buddhist monks in Chiang Mai

A lovely photo that was captured during Loy Krathong in Thailand. It shows several Buddhist monks just about to release sky lanterns high into Thailand’s night sky. Great photography showing just how beautiful they really are.

Sky lanterns

Sky Lanterns released by Monks

If you have any photographs of flying lanterns being released that you would like to share then please let us know by sending them in to us via our contact page here.

For further information on these lovely Thai lanterns used in the photo then please visit our sky lanterns information page

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Wedding Sky Lanterns from Sky Lanterns 2u

Purchase some wedding sky lanterns for your main day.

Wedding Sky Lanterns For Your Special Day!

Wedding Sky Lanterns

A printed wedding wishes sky lantern being released.

The wedding season is soon approaching and all over the world happy couples are getting ready for the most important day of their lives.  Where two people come together in holy matrimony this is undoubtedly a time to celebrate, with our quality wedding sky lanterns.

Wedding lanterns can put a little more magic into your wedding with quests writing wishes and regards on the lanterns and releasing them for all to see.  At Sky Lanterns 2u we offer various types of Wedding sky lanterns but our most popular models are the printed Just Married Sky Lanterns and the Wedding Wishes Sky Lanterns. We also can customise any of our sky lanterns with a print of your choice to go on them.  That can be the happy couples name or whatever so that you can truly personalise our quality wedding lanterns for your important day.

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Pingxi Chinese Lanterns Festival 2013

The Annual Pingxi Festival Releasing Chinese Lanterns In Celebrating Chinese New Year

Chinese Lanterns for Chinese New Year

Pingxi Chinese Lanterns

The Pingxi festival in Taipei where thousands of Chinese Lanterns are released to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Every year celebrating Chinese New Year between January and February (depending on the lunar calender) the district of Pingxi in Taipei since 1999 hosts one of the world’s most famous Chinese lantern festivals. Similar to Thailand’s Loy Krathong festival in a way, with thousands of flying lanterns being released into the sky. This year between the 9th and 24th Feb you will see the true beauty of these sky lanterns floating high into the Taipei sky. The main lantern festival in Pingxi takes place on the 15th day of the new lunar calendar that being the 24th Feb, this year.

Heart Chinese Lanterns

Heart Shaped Chinese Lantern to be released celebrating Valentines day during the Pingxi festival 2013

During the festival on the 14th of Feb which is Valentines day they will be releasing a very large heart shaped Chinese lantern with hundreds of smaller heart lanterns also being released. Almost a multi celebration festival!! While on the 24th of February thousands of lanterns will be released in celebration of the first full moon of the Year of the Snake.


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Flying Sky Lanterns Video

A video of thousands of sky lanterns flying high into the sky…..

Sky Lanterns, Chinese Lanterns for sale by skylanterns2u

If you like our sky lanterns video and would like to see more please see our video pages below showing the real beauty of sky lanterns inflight.


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Disney inspired by Thailand’s Loy Krathong Festival?

Our Pic of the week:

Sky Lanterns flying high in the Disney Movie "Tangled"

Animated sky Lanterns flying high in the Disney Movie “Tangled”

Rapunzel and Flynn enjoying some sky lanterns in Walt Disney’s “Tangled”. Looks alot like Thailand’s Loy Krathong Festival with all those Flying Lanterns.


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Valentine’s Flying Sky Lanterns

Heart skylanterns from skylanterns2uValentine’s day is quickly creeping up on us so don’t be too late to celebrate Valentine’s day with our handmade heart flying lanterns. Watch these lovely heart lanterns float high into the sky with your loved one in your minds eye!! Buy online for now for free delivery direct to your door - Valentine’s Sky Lanterns

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Our new sky lanterns blog

We thought it time that we should start a blog for our customers and fans, so here we are!!  Finally we have got round to it and will be using this to provide you with information, photos, reviews and all sorts! to keep you amused and updated on all our sky lantern products and information. We would also love our customers to feel free in sending us photos of your flying sky lanterns and stories etc.Wink

We will also be using the blog to publish our special offers, starting today we will be offering a 5% discount off your 1st order with us. All you have to do is go to our Sky Lanterns 2u homepage and click the facebook like button then send us an email at info@skylanterns2u.com with your facebook profile name and information on what you would like to order and we will do the rest!!

Kind Regards

The Team x

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