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Hua Hin’s Songkran festivities officially get underway

Hua Hin’s Songkran festivities officially got underway on Monday (April 11).

Mr. Sathien Charoenruen, Governor of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province presided over the opening ceremony, along with Hua Hin Mayor Mr. Nopporn Wuttikul.


Activities included a sand pagoda building contest and “Phee Phung Tai”, a traditional game played in Hua Hin during Songkran.

Municipal school students also gave a dance performance wearing traditional Thai dress, while there was also a drum procession parade.


Mr. Nopporn delivered a speech at 19.00 on the organization of the “Songkran” festival in Hua Hin.

Mr. Sathien then presented awards and certificates to the winners of the Hua Hin Municipality’s sand pagoda building contest this year, which created a lot of excitement among locals and foreign tourists.

The event ended