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Details of Patong Songkran festivities announced

PHUKET: Patong Mayor Chalermluck Kebsup today (Apr 3) announced details for this year’s Songkran celebrations in Patong which will be held at Bangla Park on Apr 11-13.

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By The Phuket News

Tuesday 3 April 2018, 05:52PM


Patong Mayor Chalermluck Kebsup announced details of Patong's Songkran celebrations. Photo: Patong Municipality

Patong Mayor Chalermluck Kebsup announced details of Patong's Songkran celebrations. Photo: Patong Municipality

She also suggested that people keep with the original tradition of Songkran and wear Thai costumes when taking part in the festivities.

April 11

6pm: Contemporary music

7:30pm: Songkran Festival officially opens

8pm: Miss Songkran Beauty Contest and shows from Phuket Rajabhat University

April 12
5pm: Three shows from entertainment operators

8pm: Shows performed by students from the Yamaha Music School

April 13
8:30am: Food will be offered to 99 monks on Patong Beach

Midday: Scented water to be poured on monks and elders at Suwankiriwong Temple

From 2pm-7pm: ‘Rong Len Ten Ram(traditional Thai play, dance and songs) with retro music at Bangla Park

Patong Municipality also announced that, “A big water tunnel will be installed in front of Bangla Park on Apr 12 to 13. People are invited to join ‘Songkran Festival on the Beach’ wearing Thai costumes.”

 

 

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