Day 1: Rup San Long day
The young participants are the focus of family feasting and gift giving before the boys are escorted
to the temple and be ritually cleansed and anointed by bathing in sacred lustral water. Then, the boys are lavishly made up and dressed to look princes of a bygone era. Following by the Buddhist Ceremony and food offering to the monkIn the afternoon, the celebration
begins with a procession accompanied by the sounds of flutes, lutes, fiddles, drums and cymbals. In the procession, each boy is accompanied by three attendants: one to carry him, another to shelter him from the sun with a tall gold umbrella, and the third
to guard the precious jewels.
Day 2: Kham Kaek day
There will be opening ceremony and the procession around town with
evening cultural performances and traditional music at te temple.
Day 3: Hae Khrua Lu day
The last day begins with the
procession of the boys to the temple for ordination. At the temple, the boys ask permission to be ordained from the senior monks. Once accepted, the boys then take vows, change the princely attires to yellow robes and become full novices.