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Bangkok Announces Guidelines for Songkran Activities

Foreigners and Thais celebrating the Thai New year

Foreigners and Thais celebrating the Songkran in Bangkok. Photo: Madeleine Deaton / flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0.

BANGKOK, March 24 (TNA) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) issued an announcement on Covid-19 control during the upcoming Songkran Thai New Year holiday from April 10-15.

Traditional activities such as Buddha image bathing, Thai New Year greetings for senior citizens and other religious activities are allowed. However, organizers of any event mentioned above with more than 300 participants must submit the plan and disease control measures to the district office prior to the event.

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