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Thai water festival is a splash

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - 00:29

April 9 - Tourists and elephants get an early start on celebrating the annual water festival in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand. Sharon Reich reports.

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It looks like fun - but be ready to get wet. A water fight marks the start of the "Songkran" water festival in Thailand's ancient city of Ayutthaya. The annual festival is a tourist attraction that coincides with the Thai new year. It has become so popular that Singapore will be hosting a similar themed water festival this year too.

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Thai water festival is a splash

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - 00:29