Wednesday, 5 October 2022

Songkran in Bangkok 2017

08 Apr 2017

Songkran 2017 will kick off in Bangkok with a Songkran Splendours: Amazing Songkran 2017 which will show off different elements of Thailand’s New Year celebrations taking place nationwide. The event will be divided into Four Zones, each with demonstrations of culture and cuisine. Visitors will get the chance to take part in traditional activities, try food associated with Songkran and enjoy entertainment and cultural performances.

The event will kick off with an Amazing Songkran Joyful Procession on 8 April 2017. This procession, from 17.30 to 20.30 Hrs., will head down Sukhumvit Road, starting from the Phrom Phong Junction and will finish at Pathum Wan Intersection.

This six part parade will teach spectators how Songkran celebration has changed over the years and feature floral tributes, mythical creatures and dancers and eco-friendly displays.

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

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