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Songkran Festival In Thailand (Thai new year)

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Songkran Festival In Thailand

Thai New Year

Date : 10 – 15 April 2010

This  is national celebration of the tradition Thai New Year (Songkran festival) captures the imagination of travellers for both its cultural happy and fun attributes, the latter being enthusiastic bouts of  water splashing between friends and relatives.

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Songkran Festival

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In Bangkok Thailand, the Songkran ( Thai New Year) Grand Celebration will be held between 10 and 15 April( in Chaingmai maybe to 17 April) around the Rattanakosin Island district, is  The main celebrations, in the capital, focus on bathing rites of replicas of revered Buddha images originating from various provinces in the North, South, East and central regions, interspersed with traditional food and dessert-making demonstrations and cultural performances. The opening ceremony will take place, 10 April, at Phra Chetupon Wimol Manklaram or the Temple of the Reclining Buddha.

There are also important celebrations through the country at various tourist destinations:

• Old City Songkran Festival, Ayutthaya

• Songkran Festival, Chon Buri

• Amazing Songkran,Suphan Buri

• Phra Pradaeng Songkran Festival, Samut Prakarn
• Songkran Festival, Chiang Mai

• Songkran Festival, Sukhothai

• Fantastic Northeast Songkran, Golden Shower Tree and ‘Kan’ Festival and Sticky Rice Road in Khon Kaen
• Grand Northeast Songkran Festival, Nong Khai

• Songkran Nakhon Phnom and Thai-Lao New Year Celebration

• Hat Yai Midnight Songkran, Songkhla

• Grand Songkran Festival and ‘Nang Dan’ Parade, Nakhon Si Thammarat

• Songkran on the Beach and Phuket Bike Week 2010

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Contact: Another information
Events Planning Division, Tourism Authority of Thailand
Tel: 0 2250 5500 ext. 3470-3
Call Centre 1672 or www.tourismthailand.org

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