WATCH: Thai festival dazzles with paper lanterns

2018-11-23 10:46

Thousands of paper lanterns are launched during the Yi Peng festival.

Thais believe it's a way to pay respect to the Buddha and ward off bad karma.

It also marks the end of the rainy season and the beginning of winter.

But increasingly there are also environmental concerns over the lanterns.

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