Opening Ceremony for Phra Pradaeng Songkran

OPENING CEREMONY FOR SONGKRAN PARADE: Mr. Cherdsak Choosri, the Governor of Samut Prakan, formerly opened the Phra Pradaeng Songkran Festival at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday 24th April 2011. The Governor first paid respect to a statue of King Rama III. Then, after speeches, he led others in pouring water on a Buddha image, released birds and fish, poured water on the hands of elders, attempted to play Saba and then finally helped stir a Thai dessert called kalamae.


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