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Phuket Historical Park readies to host traditional Songkran celebrations 

The Phuket News



Songkran celebrations in Cherng Taley last year. Photo: Cherng Taley Municipality

PHUKET: Songkran festivities in Phuket Historical Park will respect traditions with no water battles allowed there, Phuket Provincial PR Office announced.


The annual Thai New Year Songkran Festival in Phuket Historical Park in Thalang will begin on April 12 and last till April 16 with main events to take place on April 13 from 9am onwards, Phuket Provincial PR Office announced on Thursday (March 29).


While most of the islanders will be busy enjoying water battles on March 13, those in Phuket Historical Park will pay homage to Thai cultural heritage and have a quiet, peaceful and respectful Songkran. The festivities will be aimed at preserving Thai traditions and ensuring they are handed down to succeeding generations. The ceremonies will include pouring scented water over the hands of the elderly, giving offerings to monks, sharing food with each other and more.

Full story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-historical-park-readies-to-host-traditional-songkran-celebrations-66598.php#qrFU2E4XQcOf14r8.97


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