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Revellers flood a street near Thapae Gate in Chiang Mai. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha


Buddhist devotees pour water on Phra Buddha Sihing, one of the most revered statues in Chiang Mai. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha


Youngsters have fun with their water guns on Silom Road in Bangkok. Photo by Pattipat Janthong


Revellers jam the CentralWorld shopping centre for Songkran activities in Bangkok. Photo by Pattipat Janthong


Khao San Road is well known when it comes to this traditional New Year festival. Photo by Thanarak Khoonton


Residents in Chumphon brave the heavy rain for their celebration. Photo by Amnart Thongdee


Khao Niew Road in Khon Kaen is a popular place for festivities in the Northeast. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasil


Foreigners emerge from hotels to get wet on Koh Phangan in Surat Thani. Photo by Supapong Chaolan


Fear of insurgency cannot prevent children and adults in Yala from enjoying the occasion. Photo by Parez Lohasan


Even a police officer is not safe from a dousing by revellers on Koh Chang in Trat. Photo by Jakkrit Waewkraihong

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From North to South, East to West, Thais and foreigners across the country took to the streets to celebrate the Thai traditional New Year on April 13, 2013.

  • Published: 13 Apr 2013
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