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Songkran Festival of the waters, Happy New Years

Published April 23rd, 2013

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What an experience, transcended on April 13, 2013, the Songkarn Festival, in Palmriver Florida with its collide-scope of nationalities and traditional Thai music, foods and dancing at the Songkran Festival. The Palm River provided and awesome backdrop to this festive day with adults and children alike enjoying the cultural experience and traditions of Thailand culture. The Songkarn Festival a celebration of Thailand traditional New Year’s Day from April 13th to the 15th, coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia. The most obvious celebration of Songkran is the throwing of water. This, however, was not always the main activity of this festival. Songkran was traditionally a time to visit and pay respects to elders, including family members, friends, neighbors, and monks, (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). On this day it was obvious that everyone was enjoying the New Year’s celebrations including m ...

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Songkarn Festival

Published May 10th, 2012

Umberto Studio

What an experience, transcended on April 15, 2012, the Songkarn Festival, in Riverview with its collide-scope of nationalities and traditional Thai music, foods and dancing at the Songkran Festival. The River provided and awesome backdrop to this festive day with adults and children alike enjoying the cultural experience and traditions of thailand culture. The Songkarn Festival a celebration of Thailand traditional New Year’s Day from April 13th to the 15th, coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia. The most obvious celebration of Songkran is the throwing of water. This, however, was not always the main activity of this festival. Songkran was traditionally a time to visit and pay respects to elders, including family members, friends, neighbors, and monks, (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). On this day it was obvious that everyone was enjoying the New Year’s celebrations including myself. I was most impressed by the mixing of so man ...

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