The Songkran festival: Celebrating the Thai New Year

Once a year form April 13 to 15 the Songkran festival takes place to welcome the new year. Throwing of water is a traditional part of this festival and represents the respect and well wishing during the ceremony, which takes place all over the city of Chiang Mai in Thailand. Tourists and locals alike participate alongside each other in the three day festival and parade. read more at The Dark Room