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Songkran – the aftermath

After the water drained and the Thai New Year’s revelers went home, all that was left behind from Songkran in Pattaya was a mountain...

Water everywhere as Pattaya brings Songkran to a close

These traditional Thai dancers from Pattaya School #9 manage to stay beautiful during their performance, even in the sweltering heat and the water splashing...

Hot sun, dark clouds fail to dampen enthusiasm at Pattaya’s Songkran...

Scorching heat and foreboding clouds couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Pattaya-area residents and tourists as they brought the annual Songkran festival to a water-soaked...

‘Wan Lai’ Songkran celebration

Numerous festivals and fairs in Thailand are incredible - there always seems to be something going on. The most wonderful of all Thai...

Splish, splash – It’s time for Songkran

Lock and load, Songkran is coming!  The annual Songkran festival, which heralds the traditional beginning of the Thai New Year, begins this weekend throughout...

Pattaya officials mop up details as Songkran final countdown begins

With the start of Songkran just days away, Pattaya city officials are putting final touches on plans for the water festival’s April 19...

Pattaya puts traditional flourish on Songkran finale

From north to south, east to west, Pattaya was awash in water as the area celebrated the climax of a week-long Songkran festival during...

Songkran mayhem reigns for 10 days

National Songkran began on April 13; Pattaya’s official “Wan Lai” was yesterday, April 19.  But with the water mayhem in Pattaya beginning as early...

Naklua keeps its Traditions Alive

Naklua is one of the main areas where Wan Lai or Songkran is still treated as a traditional Thai new year, full of respect...

Local Teenagers Spoil the image of Wan Lai

At about 6pm while the rest of Pattaya was still enjoying water throwing at different corners of the city, an incident with real...

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