Songkran , regarded as Thai traditional New Year, has been an exotic Thai tradition for generations. The traditional Thai New Year is an occasion for celebration throughout the country. This occasion is marked with religious ceremonies as well as public festivities. Water throwing among the people in a spirit of fun and goodwill is the main activity of this festival.

Songkran has been a Thai ceremonial tradition for a very long time. From April 13th to April 15th, people perform merit-makings which includes releasing birds and fish, and also bathing monks. People then play water throwing and native sports.