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Saturday, 5 April 2014

Tourists Are Awaiting Songkran Festival 2014

The Songkran festival marks the New Year in Thailand, which is celebrated from the 13th to 15th of April every year. It is believed to have been adapted from the Indian festival of Hindus, called 'Sankranti'. The importance of Songkran festival is apparent from the fact that it coincides with the traditional New Year of many Asian countries. This festival has greater significance in Chiang Mai, where the festivities continue for more than six days.

Celebration of Chakri Memorial Day

Chakri Memorial Day 2014 | Festivals in Thailand
Celebration of Chakri Memorial Day
For Thai people, Songkran is a great occasion to spend time with their friends and family members. Tourists wondering how to celebrate Songkran day in Thailand would be delighted to know that this is the best time to mix with the local Thais. Other than the rituals that are observed during this festival, the most obvious celebration is the splashing of water on random passers-by. Even tourists get the opportunity to arm themselves with water guns or plastic cans filled with water and drench the bodies of strangers with water. The celebration date for Songkran 2014 is 13th, 14th and 15th of April. People who are planning to visit Thailand around this time would have to book their accommodations well in advance.

Chakri Memorial Day 2014 | Festivals in Thailand
Chakri Memorial Day Thailand
Chakri Memorial Day 2014 | Festivals in Thailand
Chakri Memorial Day 2014 Thailand
It is advisable for tourists to book a week-long stay or more, in order to enjoy the Songkran festival fully. A stay at United-21 Seaview condos would give them the convenience of attending the festivities of Songkran Festival 2014 in different regions. They would also enjoy some fabulous benefits like comfortable air-conditioning, dressing table, satellite television and much more.
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