Making your own Krathong at The Center for Library Resources and Education Media

        Division of Education Support and Services, The Center for Library Resources and Education Media, organized “Loy Krathong activity – Inheriting the beautiful Thai culture and traditions for the year 2023” between 23 – 28 November 2023 at the Central Hall, 1st floor of the Library Resources and Education Media Building. The activity was organized to promote Thai traditions and cultural performance, and to create the atmosphere of joy and unity for Loy Krathong Day 2023, which took place on Monday, November 27, 2023. In this activity, a Krathong making workshop was held to impress library users by offering users, both students and staff, the opportunity to create their own Krathongs and float them in a decorated simulated Loy Krathong Pond in front of the Library Resources and Education Media Building. And there was a D I Y corner for service users to create Krathongs using the paper provided, write down your prayers and send them in a Krathong you made yourself.

        There were 174 participants participating in the “Loy Krathong activity”. The average satisfaction rating for the activity was 4.87 (full score 5.00), and the satisfaction percentage was 97.40. The activity received a lot of attention form library users and achieved the objective of creating an atmosphere and environment conducive to informal learning during the Loy Krathong festival for the year 2023. It also promoted access to services and gave students and the general public an impression of library activities. As well as encouraging students and general public to take part in conserving and continuing the good traditions of Thailand and passing them on, including cultivating awareness among students and general public to preserve and cherish the unique value of being Thai.