Date 09 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Salung Luang Klong Yai Songkran Festival 2018, Lampang
Date 9-13 April 2018
Venue Khuang Nakorn, Khelang Nakorn Park, Lampang, Tha Khrao Noi Road, and in front of Yuoen Siam Shop, Kao Jao Junction, Lampang
Lampang Salung Luang Procession Festival” (salung means a large silver bowl) is to bath Phra Chao Kaew Don Tao at Wat Prathat Lampang Luang with water from the important source during the Thai traditional New Year festival. As Thai tradition, get water from the salung and pour on water track where Kamin, Som Poi, and perfume flow to bath the Buddha image. Bathing water flowing to the container is considered sacred water which Lanna people sprinkle on head or residence for blessing and peace of life and family. Lampang people have been adhered to this festival for a long time. The procession of Salung Luang to obtain Kamin, Som Poi, and perfume is considered the culture and tradition preservation.
Activities 1. Lanna Songkran Parade Contest
2. Phra Chao Kaew Don Tao and provincial Buddha image Procession such as Phra Chao Thong Thip, Phra Saen Sae Thongkum, Phra Chai Mai Kaen Chan, and Phra Chao Fon Sane Ha
3. Emerald Buddha image Procession from Wat Prathat Lampang Luang around the city for people to bath, religious ritual, chant prayer, and give alms with food.
4. Mr. and Miss Salung Luang Contest, OTOP products distribution, Traditional Food Festival, Traditional Food Cooking Competition, and art performances and entertainment.
Khuang Nakorn, Khelang Nakorn Park, Lampang, Tha Khrao Noi Road, and in front of Yuoen Siam Shop, Kao Jao Junction, Lampang
For more information
TAT Lampang Office, Tel: 0 5422 2214-15