Hua Hin Songkran Festival, Thailand

Songkran Festival in Hua Hin

Songkran Festival is the Thai traditional New Year taking place on April 13 of every year. The celebration remains much favored among Thai people and foreigners alike throughout the country.

Every year Hua Hin Municipality will organize the event with the concept of fostering traditional Thai culture and paying gratitude to elders. Highlights of the Festival include flower parades and Songkran procession, cleansing Buddha images, particularly Phra Buddha Sihing as well as pouring water gently to elders? shoulders to receive their blessing.

Splashing water will be allowed on the streets as far as it is done carefully and politely to another people. During the whole day local residents and tourists all over Hua Hin will happily enjoy this traditional water festival.