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Songkran Activities in
Chiang Rai Province

The Songkran Festival is the most traditional celebration in Thailand. Chiang Rai is one of a few provinces that still retain folksy traditional customs. Towns and dates are indicated below:-

Food and Daily Neccessities offered to Buddhist monks in early morning Chiang Rai City (Apr.13)
Chiang Saen (Apr.16)
Chiang Khong (Apr.17)
A ceremony of lustral water and robe changing for the auspicious Buddha image held in the midday Chiang Rai City (Apr.13)
Chiang Saen (Apr.16)
Chiang Khong (Apr.17)
Mae Chan (Apr.13)
A colorful procession of the Buddha image, including "Miss Songkran" beauty contestants in the afternoon Chiang Rai City (Apr.13)
Chiang Khong (Apr.17)
Mae Chan (Apr.13)
Traditional Lanna music shows and Miss Songkran contest in late evening Chiang Rai City (Apr.13)
Game and sport competitions in the afternoon Chiang Rai City (Apr.14)
Mae Chan (Apr.13)
Chiang Saen (Apr.18)
Auspicious ceremony asking the permission of the spirit of the waters to catch Plaa Buek Chiang Khong (Apr.10)

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