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      Songkran Festival 2017  
Sunday 16 April 2017
from 9 am to 5 pm
Free Entrance


You are invited to participate  our Thai New Year ( Songkran Festival )  at Wat Mahathat Temple Kings Bromley 
Programme

09.30 Arrival of participants
10.00 am  the chair person to light the candle and  request the five precepts. monks will perform the chanting. 
10.20 Monks receive Alms
11.00  Offering Dana lunch to Buddhist  Monks
 from 12.30  procession of  Money Tree ( Fund Raising to support temple ) distinguished  guests are invite to take part of the Procession Money Tree stating from the the temple gate 
then soon after the ending of Money Tree the  ceremony  the Entertainment Starts. 

The Buddhist Ceremonies are
Alms- Giving
Bathing Buddha Image 
Monks Blessing  for  good wishes for the Thai New Year Day
special Chanting for individual of the Day , This chanting monks chant only one day each year since we moved in Kings Bromley Temple in 2006( in the Marquee on the left when you enter to the temple)
Funds Raising ( Money Tree) to support all the temple activities and up keeping for the Temple Funds.

Offering the New Bells.

Food Stalls / Thai goods from Thailand   
and many stalls for the charity  on the day.

Entertainments.
Thai Dancing
Thai  costume Contest
Singing
Lucky Dip for all

Auction 
Good items donated by members of the temple  for the charity

painting / watch/ hand bags / gold

Ruffle Tickets

the first Prize = Return Ticket from
Thai - Airways international
London -Bangkok
2nd Prize
IPhone 7 plus  and more prizes
meal for two from Thai Restaurants all over the countries