Thailand celebrates Songkran on April 13 and National Family Day on April 14

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Songkran, the Thai New Year festival, takes place on 13 April each year and coincides with National Elderly Day in Thailand.

Songkran, the Thai New Year festival, takes place on 13 April each year and coincides with National Elderly Day in Thailand. This dual celebration is a time to honor tradition and show respect for elders within the community.

During Songkran, people participate in water fights to symbolize washing away bad luck from the previous year and welcoming prosperity into their lives. Simultaneously, on National Elderly Day, families gather to pay homage to older generations through acts of kindness like offering food or gifts.



The coming together of these two celebrations emphasizes themes of renewal and gratitude while fostering unity among different age groups in Thai society.

National Family Day in Thailand is celebrated on the 14th of April every year. This day holds significant cultural importance as it emphasizes the value and bond shared within families across the country. (TAT)


National Family Day in Thailand is celebrated on the 14th of April every year.