11:57 am - Friday September 30, 2016

Phuket holds Songkran for elders

On April 9th, at the ground in front of Phuket Aquarium, Wannakiat Tabtimsang, the director of Phuket Mangrove and Coastal Resource Research and Development Center, together with the aquarium staff and tourists, welcomed 20 elderly residents from Phuket Senior House taken to visit the aquarium on the occasion of Songkran Festival & Thailand’s National Elderly Day.

Everybody poured water on the statue of Phra Buddha Sihing monk, then poured water on the hands of revered elderly and asked for blessings and gave them souvenirs before taking them inside the aquarium to see the stunning marine life there.

Apart from this, there were many organizations in Phuket that are holding Songkran & blessing activities for the elderly.

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