Thai new year celebrations (Songkran) in Singapore 2012

Date: 
Mon, 2012-04-09 (All day) - Sun, 2012-04-29 (All day)
Location: 
Singapore

  

Songkran Festival is being celebrated as the traditional Thai New Year which is marked on April 13-15. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia. The celebration in Thailand is known for the water throwing activity which is welcomed by many as April is usually the hottest month of the year and it symbolizes the washing away of all the bad luck from the previous year. Songkran festival is also being celebrated throughout Singapore this year. Many events that are organized by various institutions that target different audiences in Singapore. The following lists some of the events that will be held:



Date


Time


Venue


Type of Event


Target group


7 April 2012

 


14.00-17.00hrs


National University of Singapore, Lecture Theatre F (LTF)


Cultural performance/ water activities


NUS faculties/ students and general public


12-15 April 2012


18.00 hrs onwards


Tawandang Microbrewery (Dempsey)


Water activities, Songkran beauty pageant (TBC)


General public


15 April 2012

 


13.00-18.00hrs


Golden Mile Complex (level 3)


Cultural and water activities


For members of Friends of Thai Labours’ Association Only


28 April 2012

 


18.30-.. hrs


Block 304#01-1147 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1


Multiracial Cultural New Year Celebration


Teckghee RC residents


29 April 2012


15.00-18.00hrs


Basketball Court next to Blk 224 Bukit Batok Central


Asian Water Festival Family Fun day


Bukit Batok residents