Happy Songkran Thailand 2010 ? In our eyes, there was nothing happy about the biggest water battle on earth. The start of the Songkran Festival 2010 was ill-starred, because of the clashes between the red shirt protesters and security forces at Saturday 10.04.2010, with 21 dead and over 850 injured people. We´ve been bewildered, as [more...]2leep.com
Songkran, the Thai New Year, is celebrated in Chiang Mai/North Thailand, not just with the biggest waterbattle on earth, there are also lots of other events. At 15.04.2008, the last day of Songkran 2008 festival, Da Endorphine came to Chiang Mai to give a free concert. Da Endorphine is the most famous and successful female [more...]2leep.com
At the second day of the Songkran Festival, called “Wan Nao”,
many Thai Buddhists are going to the tempel and are building sand chedis.
During 13.04.2008 – 15.04.2008 the Songkran Festival 2008 (Thai new year) took place all over Thailand.
Since many years Chiang Mai in Norththailand is the center of the Songkran activities
and the Thai new year is been celebrated there with the “world??s biggest waterbattle”.
Foto:Two young Thai girls are posing for our Thai photographer.2leep.com
Every Year from 13.04. – 15.04 the Thai New Year Songkran Festival takes place all over Thailand.
The Thaipeople go to the temples and washing the Buddha statues with jasmin water.
They sprinkling water to each others head,
followed by wishes for a good new year (Sawasdee pee mai).