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Songkran, Thailand

Work done by María Ioana Trifan

Songkran, Thailand

6. Curiosities

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8. Thanks

7. Photos and video

5. Why do people celebrate this festivity?

4. What do people do in this festivity?

3. When does it take place? How much time dos it last?

2. Where does it take place

1. Name of festivity

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1. Name of festivity

1. Name of festivity

This holiday is called Songkran. If we translate it into Spanish it means Thai New Year or astrological step.

2. Where does it take place

2. Where does it take place

This festival takes place throughout Thailand.

3. When does it take place? How much time dos it last?

It starts on April 13 and can last 2 to 4 days.

3. When does it take place? How much time dos it last?

4. What do people do in this festivity?

On this festival, people go out into the streets and have a water "war", there are also parades and people go to Buddhist temples to perform ceremonies, they make offerings to the monks, they also go to meditate and bathe the Buddha statues. with flower petals. They also gather as a family, renew family ties, honor elders and carry out ancestral ceremonies and rituals together. As time goes by, many more tourists go to the festival, but that does not change the customs.

4. What do people do in this festivity?

5. Why do people celebrate this festivity?

People celebrate this holiday because they celebrate their New Year.

5. Why do people celebrate this festivity?

6.Curiosities

In Thailand there are 543 years difference from our year. They are now in the year 2567 while we are in 2024. This is because they did not start counting the years from when Jesus was born but from when Buddha was born.Water, apart from symbolizing fun during those days of the year, also symbolizes purification and renewal. Sprinkling water during Songkran is believed to not only purify the body, but also the soul and mind.

6.Curiosities

7. Photos and video

7. Photos and video

Thank you very much for watching and paying attention!

Thank you very much for watching and paying attention!