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Welcome Speech Songkran Festival 2018 Hyde Park Perth Australia

Welcome Speech Songkran Festival 2018 Hyde Park 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.

Songkran Festival 2018 Forest Place Perth Australia. – Event date: 8th of April 2018

Thai Food and Family Fun to Celebrate Thai New Year
Enjoy this free event at Hyde Park on Sunday April 8th for Songkran, the Thai New Year festival. The festival will celebrate Thai food and culture and the wonderful relationship between the Thai and Australian communities.

The Thai New Year celebrations involve a mix of food, dance and song. At Hyde Park the stage will come alive with the beautiful and entrancing Thai cultural music and choreography from the four regions of Thailand.

Hyde Park is an iconic Perth landmark situated between Vincent and William Streets, easy to access by public transport or by car with parking around the venue. Tourists to Perth would enjoy the relaxing gardens and the delicious array of authentic, fresh and very inexpensive meals, all with the backdrop of traditional entertainment

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