Mahidol University International College (MUIC) held “MUIC Songkran 2018” to celebrate the Songkran Festival on April 11, 2018 at the ground floor of MUIC Building 2. There were many Thai traditional activities such as the bathing rites of the Buddha image (Song Nam Phra), pouring of sacred water on the hands of Assoc. Prof. Phitaya Charupoonphol, MUIC Dean, former deans and other executives (Rod Nam Dam Hua) and receiving the Thai New Year’s Eve blessing from them.
As MUIC aims to preserve Thai traditional culture, participants were asked to dress in Thai traditional costumes. There were also Thai Costume Contest 2018, Thai traditional games, and Splash Water activity in the event.