Loy Kroh Ceremony means release bad luck. They were held by the monks or Brahmans to pray against the devils. Samui locals got this influence from Nakon Srithammarat. The event held on every April until May of each year. Place of doing the ceremony is near by beach and each beach has its own shrine called Saan Pho Ta, resides the town protecting angel. Activities of this event are Ma No Ra or southern dancing to open the ceremony then the monk run worship and lastly the locals will put some rice, money, hair and nails into a small raft and set it off to the sea. The leader will dress in white like Brahman, praying for driving off the evil spirits to go with that raft. Then the locals will drink the holy water and wash their faces for good luck one more year.