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Tammy's fruit carvings for Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival | Fruit Carvings and Water Fights

Earlier this month, I attended a Songkran Festival celebration held here in California. Also known as the Water Festival, the Songkran Festival celebrates Thailand’s New Year and is usually a time for self reflection and spiritual homage. The Songkran Festival takes place in Thailand every year between April 13th and 15th, but the fun festivities, […]

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Happy New Year! | April New Year’s Celebrations

New Year wishes in April? No, I’m not four months late ringing in 2012! Although here in the West, we welcomed the New Year on January 1st, there are many cultures, religions and countries around the world that celebrate a New Year in April. In this sense, the New Year may not mark the beginning […]

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Thai Songkran Festival

In addition to the lovely Thai fruit carving display that I shared with you in yesterday’s blog post, there was so much color, beauty and tradition at the Thai Songkran Festival. There was traditional Thai dancing performed in Thai costume. There were beautiful flower displays, performances of traditional Thai music and more. Here are some […]

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