Peter Walker Photographer

Candle Festival - Suphanburi
Every year at the start of the rainy season, Suphanburi hosts a colourful festival.

Front of a wax-sculptured float in the parade at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Front of a wax-sculptured float in the parade at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
"Queen of the Parade" at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. "Queen of the Parade" at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Intricate wax sculpture float at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival parade, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Intricate wax sculpture float at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival parade, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Local girl in traditional hat and dress at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Local girl in traditional hat and dress at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Smiling local girl with flag at the the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Smiling local girl with flag at the the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Respect and love of the Thai King at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Respect and love of the Thai King at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Man dressed as "Yuk" (Devil) at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Man dressed as "Yuk" (Devil) at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Women Warriors in the Khao Phansa Candle Festival parade, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Women Warriors in the Khao Phansa Candle Festival parade, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Girl in Thai costume takes a rest on the road during the parade at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Girl in Thai costume takes a rest on the road during the parade at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Wax-sculptured float depicts historical and religious themes at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Wax-sculptured float depicts historical and religious themes at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Local farmer joins the fun of the parade at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Local farmer joins the fun of the parade at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Large wax fish on a parade float at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Large wax fish on a parade float at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Local girl in traditional hat and silk dress at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Local girl in traditional hat and silk dress at the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Popular local singer belts out a "luk thung" song from a float in the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Popular local singer belts out a "luk thung" song from a float in the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.
Carved wax "Thewada" (celestial angels) on a float in the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014. Carved wax "Thewada" (celestial angels) on a float in the Khao Phansa Candle Festival, Suphanburi, Thailand, 2014.