April 10, 2015 ICS Travel Group

Watch a Songkran Ceremony

In observation of the Buddhist holiday known as “Songkran,” Thai custom is to pour water over the hands of elders and other respected figures. The religious significance relates to cleansing and purification, and is believed to bring good luck in the coming year. Team members in Bangkok lined up to take a cup of water, scented with flower petals, and pour over the hands of CEO, Sandor Levai.

Songkran has become one of the most popular festivals of the year and the main attraction has become splashing passerbys with water and powder. Click here to learn more about the annual Songkran Festival.