The Water-Splashing Festival in Xishuangbanna
On April 15, the Dai people and tourist in Xishuangbanna welcome the New Year in Dai Calendar by splashing water on one another. The Water-Splashing Festival is one of the important celebrations in Xishuangbanna. Splashing water on one another became a way to vanquish the devil and symbolically express the wish for better times ahead. It has became a symbol of good luck, a way to wish good fortune to strangers, friends and family alike.
During the Water-Splashing Festival, the Dai people will drench others with water all day long. And they will Dance and play games during the festival to share their sincere wish for good fortune. Besides, they will also sprinkle you lightly, then soak you to the skin, to be sure, your days will be filled with the greatest possible prosperity and happiness.
Leave your comments or questions:(You can use Facebook or default response system for writing down your message)
Leave a response