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Annual Songkran 2012

Last update on April 15, 2013.

Annual Songkran 2012

This is the actual day for the Thai New Year were we prepare to celebrate on Sunday. Songkran is the traditional Thai New Year (sometimes called "Water Festival") which falls from April 13-15, the hottest month of a year. It is an occasion of joy and family reunion. It is celebrated with religious ceremony and public festivities. People enjoy splashing water on each other as they believe that water will wash away bad luck, and splashing water over friends or anyone will give them a New Year blessing. When the young pour scented water on their elder's hands, the elders, in return, wish them good health, happiness and prosperity. This year, we are hosting the festivities at the temple on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 2013. The schedule is as follows:

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