Songkran Thai Song Dum, Wat Kao Phrom Nimit

Songkran Thai Song Dum, Wat Kao Phrom Nimit

When : April 18,2016
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Where : Wat Kao Phrom Nimit, Amphoe Huai Krachao

Category : Event / Festivals

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What / Why :

Songkran Thai Song Dum, Wat Kao Phrom Nimit

 

 

 

Event Overview: Unique Thai Song Dum Songkran Festival, merit making, alms offering, saffron robe offering, miniature sand chedi construction, Thai Song Dum beauty pageant, plays and other performances. Thai Song Darm or Lao Song have settled in Thailand for more than 200 years; they have unique cultures such as costumes, hair style, language, dwelling, foods and occupation. Despite great influx of external culture, these people proudly maintain their own cultures.
 
 
Activities: Traditional Thai Song Dam Songkran Festival, saffron robe offering, miniature sand chedi construction for paving the way to heaven -- according to the ancient belief -Thai Song beauty contest --participated by many beautiful contestants in traditional costumes. – local performances such as Panomthuan DistrictYerw dance, which is popular among teenagers going out on a date during Songkran. Unlike Yerw dance being performed with the drum percussion background, Yerw song has its own rhythm and identity, and it is played with classical bamboo flute. Thai Song Dam are pleased to welcome visitors. This is your opportunity to learn something new in life and appreciate the beautiful culture. Have an overnight stay in a Laosong house. Taste local food and have hands-on experience in local people’s occupation, such as rice and sticky rice cultivation, cloth weaving and dyeing, handicraft; tool, equipment and consumer item production, etc.

 

 

 

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For More Information :

Contact : Tourism Authority of Thailand, Kanchanaburi
Tel: 0 3451 1200, 0 3451 2500
Fax: 0 3451 1200
E-mail : tatkan@tat.or.th

Site : www.songkran.net

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