Wearing Black: What we know so far about attire and the late king’s cremation

Thailand has entered the final month of the official mourning period as the anniversary of the death of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the royal funeral are approaching. On the streets, locals have started wearing black out of respect for the beloved monarch.

Here’s what to expect (so far) during the month of October:

Wearing Black – The government has asked for cooperation from the public in wearing mourning colors (black, white, and gray) from Oct. 1-27. People may respectfully resume wearing color on Oct. 28.

Funeral – The funeral of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be held from Oct. 25-29, with the cremation held on Oct. 26, which has been marked as a public holiday this year.

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Thailand has entered the final month of the official mourning period as the anniversary of the death of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the royal funeral are approaching. On the streets, locals have started wearing black out of respect for the beloved monarch.

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