Thailand’s tradition and culture is influenced by various races and the engaging festivals held here is an ideal way to learn them. For those who wish to see this diverse location beyond the beaches, islands and temples should consider the scintillating festivals too while choosing their travel package to Thailand.
With every new turn in the lunar calendar, the wonder world of Thailand prepares itself for a grand feast. From the vibrant music of Phi Ta Khon and the fun-filled street water battles of Songkran into the gleaming krathongs or beautiful baskets flown over the water bodies during Loy Krathong, every Thai and tourist are animated during those mass celebrations. Get the World Heritage Information (which is also known as “ข้อมูลมรดกโลก” in Thai language) through many online travelling agencies.
Songkran Festival- Songkran looks like the Indian festival of Holi. Folks throw water balloons and play with water guns to indicate the end of the dry season and the beginning of the classic New Year. The water used is often full of aromatic herbs and throwing its thought to wash off the person’s sins.
However, the traditional way of sprinkling water which was associated with the cleansing of awful luck has slowly become raucous water fights. Songkran attracts a lot of tourists and is the largest of all Thai festivals. You can look for Archaeological sites and objects (which are also known as “แหล่งโบราณคดีและวัตถุ” in Thai language) through online websites.
Though, Songkran is revered throughout Thailand, its most happening parts are visible in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ayutthaya, Sukhothai and Pattaya. Loy Krathong – Loy Krathong is the festival of lights or drifting and somewhat looks like the Indian Diwali. Related with joy and composed of good in one’s life, this magnificent festival is celebrated annually on the full moon of the 12th month in accordance with the traditional lunar calendar.