Songkran (Thai New Year) celebrations in Pattaya

Thai Man Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Others With a Gun in Pattaya During Songkran Celebration

As Thailand’s Songkran Festival continues, the nation was immersed in the vibrant celebration of this long-standing cultural tradition. This year marked a significant milestone as UNESCO had recognized “Songkran in Thailand” as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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The Thai government, seizing the opportunity to showcase its “National Soft Power,” aimed to draw tourists worldwide to the festivities, resulting in the most lively Songkran atmosphere in five years, post-COVID, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

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By Adam Judd
The Pattaya News

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