Monday, April 3, 2017

Songkran Festival in Bangkok

Songkran Festival in Bangkok

Here is the schedule for the Songkran Festival in Bangkok next week. 

Amazing Songkran 2017 
Date: April 8-13, 2017 
Venue: Benjasiri Park, Bangkok 

Kicking off in Bangkok on April 8, this event will give visitors the chance to take part in traditional activities, try food associated with Songkran and enjoy cultural performances.

The event starts with an Amazing Songkran Joyful Procession which will head down Sukhumvit Road, starting from the Phrom Phong Junction and it will finish at Pathum Wan Intersection.

Finishing on April 13, Songkran Splendours: Amazing Songkran 2017 will inspire people to travel upcountry and discover their own Songkran stories in different parts of the kingdom.


Songkran in Bangkok Yai 
Date: April 12-16, 2017 
Venue: Wat Arun and New Arun Amarin Road 

Songkran Festival in Bangkok

There can be few more iconic places to celebrate Songkran than the famous Wat Arun or Temple of Dawn on the Chao Phraya River. Here, people can come and experience the most moving and ancient aspects of the festival by helping the bathe some of Bangkok's most sacred Buddha images.

This way of making merit is believed to ensure good luck for the New Year.


Bangkok Songkran Festival 2017 
Date: April 13-15, 2017 
Venue: CentralWorld Shopping Complex, Bangkok 

The Bangkok Songkran Festival is at its biggest and most fun at the large outside area in front of CentralWorld Shopping Complex. Here, as well as water play, there will be the chance to experience some of the more traditional aspects of Songkran in an alcohol-free, family-friendly atmosphere.

There will also be a foam party which will give people a new way to enjoy the watery fun while cooling off at the hottest time of the year.


Songkran – Pha Khao Ma Yok Siam 
Date: April 13-15, 2017 
Venue: Siam Square, Bangkok 

Songkran Festival in Bangkok
Siam Square will free up some of its popular shopping space to provide areas where the city's young people can enjoy all the fun and joy of Songkran.


S2O Songkran Music Festival 2017 
Date: April 13-15, 2017 
Venue: Show DC Oasis Arena
Rama 9, Bangkok 

The S2O Songkran Music Festival 2017, sponsored by PepsiCo, is set to be the wettest and most entertaining New Year event in Bangkok. A range of entertainment on offer, including sets by well-known DJs and to ensure everyone keeps their cool a 360-degree fountain that shoots water into the crowd.

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