Naklua plans wide-ranging Songkran fun

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Songkran is upon us and in Naklua officials plan to mark the Thai New Year with a solemn tribute to monks and raucous water play and entertainment.

Community leaders met April 4 at Plathong Restaurant 2 to make final plans for Naklua’s April 18 “wan lai” Songkran finale.

The day will start with the giving of alms to local monks, followed by a noon concert by pop idols the Sincharoen Brothers, Mocca Garden and 10 others.

The Naklua Songkran organizing committee meets at Plathong Restaurant to discuss preparations for the Naklua Wan Lai Festival. The Naklua Songkran organizing committee meets at Plathong Restaurant to discuss preparations for the Naklua Wan Lai Festival.

Highlights will include a foam party, more than 80 food and drink booths and a Yamaha motorcycle show.

Volunteer safety teams will be on hand to keep the peace and manage parking at Sawang Boriboon Foundation offices.

Banks and other government offices are closed through Sunday April 17.