Songkran Festival (Thai New Year) in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Government Clarifies Songkran Celebration Confusion for Chinese Tourist

BANGKOK (NNT) – The government has offered an explanation about a Chinese tourist who was under the impression that Bangkok would be hosting continuous water fights during the Songkran festival, based on the government’s 21-day celebration announcement.

Thailand gearing up for an extended three-week Songkran festival

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin clarified that the extended celebration does not imply non-stop water festivities throughout. The concept encompasses a variety of traditional activities across different regions, with water-playing events scheduled for specific dates after April 13 in certain areas like Phra Pradaeng and Pattaya.

To further promote the Maha Songkran World Water Festival and celebrate Songkran on an international scale, the Public Relations Department (PRD) is actively publicizing the event.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Naark Rojanasuvan
National News Bureau of Thailand

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