Saturday, April 12, 2008

Bangkok Songkran Festival


Date: 12 – 15 April 2008

Venue: at 9 royal temples and around Rattanakosin Island

Hi-Light:

  • Songkran Celebration of the 4 Regions (southern section of Sanam Luang near Wat Phra Kaeo)

  • Bathing of Buddha images from the 4 regions, local food and dessert making demonstrations, and cultural shows from various regions.
    Open Ceremony on 12th April 2008 18.00-21.00 hrs. at Wat Arun

  • Paying worship at 9 royal temples around Rattanakosin Island. On 12-15 April 2008 09.00-18.00 hrs. :
    Wat Phra Sri Rattanasasadaram (Wat Phra Kaeo)
    Wat Chetaphon (Wat Pho)
    Wat Suthat
    Wat Saket
    Wat Bowonniwet
    Wat Chanasongkram
    Wat Rakung
    Wat Arun (Wat Chaeng), and Wat Kalayanamitr

  • Fun-filled splashing in traditional Thai dress, Khao San Road with various forms of Songkran fun, on 4-15 April 2008 at 17.00-18.00 hrs.

  • Banglamphu community at Santi Chaiprakarn Park, Phra Athit Road and Wisut Kasat., on 12-13 April 2008

    Further Information : Events Planning Division, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)
    Tel. 02 250 5500 ext. 3470. TAT Call Center 1672

    source: www.songkran.net

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3 comments:

Nomadic Matt said...

Happy Songkran!

I used to live in Thailand and I miss it!! I have my own travel site and I just blogged about Thailand and Songkran!!

If you get a chance, stop on over!

http://www.nomadicmatt.com

Thailand Travel said...

Happy Songkran, I wish I will be in Chaing mai on Sonkran next year. More fun over there.

erikko said...

Thailand never fails to give visitors its unique but meaningful festivities and let me say their food is really spicy


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