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Thailand: King Maha Vajiralongkorn carried through Bangkok in coronation procession01:30

Thailand: King Maha Vajiralongkorn carried through Bangkok in coronation procession

Thailand, Bangkok
May 05, 2019 at 15:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

A colourful procession carrying King Maha Vajiralongkorn through the streets of Bangkok in the Royal Palanquin was held on Sunday, during the second day of his three-day coronation celebrations.

People, wearing various ceremonial outfits, were seen taking part in the event that saw thousands of spectators flooding the streets of the Thai capital.

The ceremony is the first such event in nearly 70 years since his father Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died two years ago, became Thailand's monarch in 1950.

Thailand: King Maha Vajiralongkorn carried through Bangkok in coronation procession01:30
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A colourful procession carrying King Maha Vajiralongkorn through the streets of Bangkok in the Royal Palanquin was held on Sunday, during the second day of his three-day coronation celebrations.

People, wearing various ceremonial outfits, were seen taking part in the event that saw thousands of spectators flooding the streets of the Thai capital.

The ceremony is the first such event in nearly 70 years since his father Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died two years ago, became Thailand's monarch in 1950.

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