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Students, faculty and staff celebrate the Buddhist New Year

Webster Thailand Makes a Splash at Annual Songkran Festival

April 24, 2017

Thailand’s annual Songkran festival (Water Splashing Festival) takes place each year from April 13-15 to mark the beginning of the Buddhist New Year. Throughout these three days, young and old alike congregate across Thailand to celebrate with music, laughter, over-indulgence, and of course water. From a light sprinkling of water for purification purposes to all-out water fights, the festival is a favorite of both Thais and foreigners.

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