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Phra Pradaeng Songkran Festival - Thailand

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Phra Pradaeng Songkran Festival

Phra Pradaeng Municipality in Samut Prakan Province near Bangkok hosts every year a more traditional Songkran festival the weekend following the official dates (13-15 April). During the three-day festival, visitors will be able to see and participate in traditional Thai children's games that almost all Thais played when they were young, attend shows and a demonstration of the manufacture of traditional sweets called ''Kalamae'' or Thai caramels.

On the last day, the event ends with a day of merit, a procession through the city, pouring water on the Buddha statues and paying respected to elders, releasing birds and fishes in the nature, as a good start for the new Thai year that begins.


If you want to attend this festival, you will have to go to Samut Prakan (several bus lines goes there from Bangkok) to the archaeological site of Phlaeng Faifa Fort, next to Tessaban Pom Plaeng Faifa School in Phra Pradaeng district.

More information : Phra Pradaeng Municipality Office: Tel: +66 (0) 2463 484

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