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  Songkraan wet talcum powder

 

Thailand

Songkraan festival is celebrated by smearing each others face with wet talcum powder and throwing exuberantly with water (fig.).

 

Besides this also dry talcum powder is lavishly thrown around, creating large dusty clouds (fig.).

 

  Songkraan wet talcum powder

 

  Songkraan wet talcum powder

 

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).