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SURAT THANI: Koh Phangan is jumping this weekend to the one-two beat of New Year celebrations and the full-moon parties for which the southern island is famous. 

Tens of thousands of visitors flocked to the crescent-shaped Haad Rin beach beneath the full moon on Friday night and partied until after dawn on Saturday.

Wannee Thaipanich, president of the Phangan Tourist Promotion Association, said the party went smoothly and there were no negative incidents. An estimated 80,000 holidaymakers attended the event, she said.

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