Tourists invited to join non-alcohol Songkran Festival in Hua Hin


PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, 4 April 2014 -The Hua Hin Mayor has invited tourists to celebrate Songkran Festival in Hua Hin district. A No Alcohol campaign will be promoted to reduce the accident rate during the festival.

Mr.Nopporn Vuttikul, Mayor of Hua Hin, says that the Songkran Festival will be celebrated in several places around Muang Hua Hin Municipality. On April 11, the first day of the festival, there is a Phra Phutthasihing Buddha Image showering ceremony, traditional dancing shows, a Pee Pung Dtai game and musical performances at Phon Gingpetch public park, in addition to a Songkran Parade around the town. Moreover, in front of the Market Village shopping mall, the 2014 Songkran Foam Party will be unleashed. People can enjoy the foam, performances by famous artists and fun activities with free gifts throughout the party. During April 11-14, the Songkran Festival at the Cicada Market includes a Buddha image water rinsing ceremony, a presentation of unique Songkran desserts, a musical play and many amusing activities. The event runs from 16.00 – 23.00 hours. All tourists are invited to join the Songkran festival celebration in Hua Hin district, Prachuap Khiri Khan province. The festival is non-alcoholic to help reduce the accident rate.