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Salung Luang Songkran Festival in Lampang
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Name : TAT Lanpang Office

Address : TAT Contact Center 1672

Telephone : 0 5422 2214-15

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Lampang

Date 9 - 13 Apr 2017


Venue : Khelang Nakorn Park, Tha Kraw Noi Rd, Mueang Lampang, Lampang 



 Salung Luang is the unique Songkran festival of Lampang, organized from 9 – 13 April.  the Salung Luang procession will be beautifully decorated ("salung" means "water bowl" and "luang" means "large"). The participants in the parade dress up in the ancient Lanna style and carry a giant silver bowl around the city to receive lustral water soaked with turmeric and acacia from the people to be poured onto the Phra Kaeo Don Tao, the revered Buddha image of the town enshrined at Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang. There will be a merit-making ceremony at the temple, sand pagoda making, ceremony of pouring water onto the elderly, splashing of water, fairs and various forms of entertainment. 

For more information : Tourism Authority of Thailand, Lampang Tel. 0 5422 2214 - 15

 

Representing the North was Lampang’s Salung Luang known for its ritual of parading sacred Buddha images around the streets to bring blessings to the people.

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