Songkran Festival in Asian countries

  • Songkran is the welcoming of spring and it is celebrated in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Burma, under different names.
  • In Thailand it begins on 13th April and ends on 15th April and is the traditional New Year.
  • Thai citizens celebrate it by throwing water at each other and passers-by in the street.
  • It marks the end of the dry season in Thailand and the hottest time of year.