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Events & Festivals
Salung Luang Klong Yai Songkran Festival 2018, Lampang
Contact Details

Name

TOURISM AUTHORITY OF THAILAND, LAMPANG OFFICE Area of Responsibility : Lampang, Lamphun

Address

358/3-4 Baan Chiangrai Road, Tambon Sobtui, Amphoe Muang, Lampang 52000

Telephone

0 2276 2720-1

Website

http://www.tourismthailand.org

Detail

Date 9 - 13 Apr 2018


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. 


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