Wednesday, April 14, 2010
The Songkran festival (Thai: สงกรานต์, from Sanskrit saṅkrānti, "astrological passage") is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year's Day from 13 to 15 April. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia .click here for more informations.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Songkran is a Thai traditional New Year which starts on April 13 every year and lasts for 3 days.Songkran festival on April 13 is Maha Songkran Day or the day to mark the end of the old year,April 14 is Wan Nao which is the day after and April 15 is Wan Thaloeng Sok which the New Year begins.At this time, people from the rural areas who are working in the city usually return home to celebrate the festival.