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Water-Splashing Festival in Yunnan

2007-04-18

Locals and tourists sprinkle water at each other during the annual Songkran, known as the Water-Splashing Festival in Xishuangbanna in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Monday, April 16, 2007.

Songkran is a festival among the Dai ethnic group during which people drench each other and passersby with water, which is thought to be able to wash away bad luck.


(Source:CRIENGLISH.com, 2007-04-18)