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  Songkraan

 

Thailand

Songkraan festival is cele-brated by the enthusiastic drenching of each other with water and to smear each others face with wet talcum powder (fig.).

 

It is held at the end of the dry season and is regarded as the beginning of a new year.

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

 

  Songkraan