The Magic and Traditions of Songkran Thai New Year

Date: April 5-20, 2014

Venue: Nationwide

This festival is the time for family reunions at which family members get together and make merit at the temple and gently pour water mixed with Thai fragrance over the Buddha images. This fragrance is also used to pour over the hands of the elders when asking them for their blessing.

Highlight: The Songkran Festival would not be complete without the water throwing sessions. Most of the activities during Songkran Festival involve water, as the underlying significance of this festival is the process of cleansing and purifying one’s self before starting the New Year.

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