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Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival

Songkran festival or Water festival is falls on 13-15 April, celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year’s day, Songkran has been celebrated so many centuries and is believed have been adapted from Indian festival.

The most famous Songkran celebrations are in the north of Thailand, Chiang Mai province, continues for six days and even longer.

The most obvious celebration of Songkran is throwing water, along side the street you will see water containers or water guns. Beside trowing the wather Buddhist people also go to temples to pray and give food to the monks to bring good luck.

Songkran festival

They may clean Buddha images and pouring water mixed with a Thai fragrance over them.

Songkran isĀ  time for cleaning and renewal.

You can celebrate Songkran festival anywhere in Thailand.