Tapon Songkran Festival: Legend of Pha Phra Bat Cart Parade

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Date 13 Apr 2018 - 17 Apr 2018

Detail

Tapon Songkran Festival: Legend of Pha Phra Bat Cart Parade,  Chanthaburi 

Date 13-17 April 2018 

Venue Wat Ta Pon Noi, Wat Ta Pon Yai, Wat Kwian Hak, A. Klung, Chanthaburi 

 

The festival prolongs the tradition that has been there with Ta Pon people for 460 years. With the belief and faith in Buddha’s footprint, it is believed that people have good deeds and relieve from illness and bad luck by transferring the historical identity and traditional way of pre-Ayutthaya era via retro pattern. 

 

Activities 1. Worshiping Phra Bat Pha 

2. Pha Phra Bat Cart Parade 

3. Light and Sound performance to carry on the legend of Phra Bat Cart tug of war (250 years traditional history of Taksin to Chanthaburi)

4. Local food demonstration, folk plays, and stage performances 

5. 270 years ancient market at Wat Ta Pon (13-17 April 2018) 

6. 460 years ancient market at Wat Kwian Hak (15-16 April 2018) 

6. Sand castle celebration 

7. Thai Traditional Songkran Ban Ta Pon and Wan Lai Muang Klung 

Location

Wat Ta Pon Noi, Wat Ta Pon Yai, Wat Kwian Hak, A. Klung, Chanthaburi

For more information

TAT Rayong Office, Tel: 0 3865 5420-1

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