Songkran splashing likely to be banned

Songkran in Silom Road

Songkran in Silom Road, Bangkok. Photo: James Antrobus / flickr.

The small Covid-19 panel will likely propose a ban on all forms of water splashing, use of powder paste and foam parties during the Songkran festival in April.

Khao San Road, one of the popular splashing sites, may also be closed, Culture Minister Itthiphol Kunplome said after the cabinet meeting on Tuesday. The decision to do so lies with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Mongkol Bangprapa

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