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 2022

Songkran HK

12:00pm – 8:00pm
Free

The biggest festival in Thailand is making its mark in Hong Kong, with Songkran HK now in its fifth year.

Songkran HK was created by Hongkongers of Thai descent, who wanted to promote the rich culture of their homeland by bringing its most important festival to Hong Kong.

Songkran marks the Thai New Year, with many days of celebrations. Much like Chinese New Year, Songkran is a time for families to reunite, share meals, travel, and enjoy.

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Photo by Johan Fantenberg used under CC

The event takes place over six days with a long line-up of festivities, including a Nang Songkran Parade, an amazing Thai food market, a fashion show, Muay Thai boxing, local products on sale, traditional performances, arts, dance and live music.

You can also try your hand at learning a traditional Thai handicraft, with over 10 workshops open to the public.

And of course, you can expect things to get wet and wild in the streets during Songkran, as during this traditional water festival people soak each other with water guns and have a great time in friendly water fights.

This is definitely a family-friendly affair too, though it’s hard to tell who is having more fun—is it the kids, or the adults with water guns!

Songkran HK kicks off on April 9th at 12pm, and ends at 8pm on all six days.

The action takes place at D2 Place, right outside Lai Chi Kok MTR Station, and admission is free.

Be sure to walk with a change of clothes, and don’t forget to put your smartphone or camera in a waterproof bag — you’ll need it!

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