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Thailands Greatest Celebrations

 

1) Songkran: The most important celebration of Thailand is Songkran. Taking place from April 13th to April 16th, the water festival marks the Thai New Year. During this time Thai citizens roam the streets with buckets of water throwing it on anyone within arms reach. Buddhists visit temples, and families spend time together as they bring in the New Year.

 

2) Ploughing Ceremony: To bless the farmers of Thailand and their harvests, the king holds the ancient Brahminic ceremony at Sanam Luang in Bangkok. This happens every year on May 9th.

 

3) Constitution Day: Held on December 10th, Thailand celebrates the day of which Thailands first constitution was signed by King Praja Dhipok in 1932.

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