Amazing Songkran Experience Festival 2017

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Tourism Authority of Thailand Songkran in Bangkok
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Tourism Authority of Thailand Songkran in Bangkok

Whether you are a local, expat or tourist, Amazing Songkran Experience Festival is welcome you to take part in this celebration where you can witness five regional traditions in Bangkok.


Zone 1: Auspicious ceremony

Come out to pour water over the Buddha image on the human-made ace to attract luck, wealth, and prosperity to your life. There are also workshops on how to make old-school Thai perfume, and pang puang (a solid perfume which is made into a garland used to make an offering to the Buddha Image.)


Zone 2: Tour toi lar maha Songkran features five regional Songkran traditions


  •           Northern new year's tradition (Phra Phe Nee Pee Mai Muang): the demonstration of a handmade Lanna-style paper wreath used in auspicious ceremony, and the traditional umbrella paint.


  •           Isaan Songkran tradition: the demonstration of Northeastern ceremonies such as wrist-binding (aka bai-si-su-kwan).


  •           Central tradition: Songkran Pra-Pra-Daeng parade and the unveil of Mister Songkran (aka noom-loy-chai), and the demonstration of the centipede flag by the Mon tribe.


  •           Southern tradition: the demonstration of batik paint, and wrist-binding (aka bai-see-su-kwan).


  •           Eastern tradition: the demonstration of Gong-Kao festival where people put together their food to pay respect to the dead and house spirit, and the making of Thai garlands.


Zone 3 : Quirky local Thai market

The cooking demonstration of Thai dishes from five different provinces including Thai desserts for auspicious ceremony and kao chae, the popular old-school summer dish.                             


Zone 4 : Amazing Songkran Stage

Experience the cultural shows from five Thailand’s provinces and local edutainment activities such as chilli-paste crushing and Muay Tub Jak (blind Thai boxing).



By: Gail Piyanan


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