no comment

Mock funeral helps Thai worshippers prepare for 2019

While many are celebrating New Year's Eve with countdowns and fireworks, at a temple in suburban Bangkok worshippers lay inside coffins and took part in traditional funeral rituals.

Participants believe the ceremony, which symbolises death and rebirth, helps them get rid of bad luck and be born again for a fresh start in the New Year.

Euronews is no longer accessible on Internet Explorer. This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions. We encourage you to use another browser, such as Edge, Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.