Ram Muay Kids Muay Thai Phons Songkran Festival 2018 Perth Australia
Songkran means the shift of the sun from one side of the zodiac to the other. The holiday is celebrated when the sun moves from Pisces to Aries, beginning a new astrological year. The origins of Thai New Year combine Buddhist beliefs, ancient astrology, and the solar calendar. Songkran is also known as the Water Festival. New Year in Thailand is greeted with a splash of scented water to wish someone a happy new year. It is believed that water help to cleanse and to wash away unhappiness from the previous year.
Muay Thai Fight Juniors Demo Songkran Festival 2018 Perth Australia. Phons Martial Arts Centre – Event date: 14th of April 2018
The tradition of Muay Thai (มวยไทย) dates back over 2000 years to a time when the Photograph of Muay Boran Thai people used a superior fighting art to forge an independent country, which evolved into modern day Thailand, the land of the free. MuayThai is intrinsic to Thai culture along with the weapons art of Krabi Krabong (กระบี่กระบอง – sword fighting) and MuayThai has been part of the military training syllabus since ancient times and still is today.
Wai Khru Ram Muay is a ritual performed by participants before fighting in muay Thai competitions. The influence of Thai-style “Wai Khru” also spread to muay Lao from Laos and pradal serey from Cambodia where it is called by different names.