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Sunday
15
APR

Songkran Festival 2018 (New Year Celebration)

09:00
16:00
Wat Pa Buddharangsee Leumeah
Event organized by Wat Pa Buddharangsee Leumeah

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Songkran is a Thai word which means "move" or "change place" as it is the day when the sun changes its position in the zodiac. It is also known as the "Water Festival" as people believe that water will wash away bad luck. Therefore, they enjoy sprinkling perfumed water on the monks, novices and other people. Dana, chanting, blessing, short sermon, fund raising food fete, SE Asian traditional dances are part of the celebration programmes.