On 19 March 2023, the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Dubai, organized the Souq Sook-San “Songkran: Early Celebration”. The event received a lot of attention from the Thai community and foreigners, with more than 500 attendees throughout the day.
The Souq Sook-San is held monthly by the Royal Thai Consulate-General during the proper weather conditions to bring the Thai community in Dubai and other emirates of the UAE together. Moreover, the event aims to promote Thai culture, especially Thai street food and products, to foreign attendees.
On this occasion, the Royal Thai Consulate-General also held a special event, “Songkran: Early Celebration”, an opportunity for the Thai community to join and celebrate the Songkran festival together with many Thai cultural activities such as water bathing of the Buddha statue, Songkran kids’ challenge and festive game kiosks. This special event attracted interest of many Thai and foreign participants who enjoyed Thai cultural activities with a warm and friendly atmosphere.
The Royal Thai Consulate-General wishes to express our sincere gratitude to all members of the Thai community as well as participating agencies, namely, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai & Middle East Office, the Thai Ladies Club in Dubai and North Emirates and the Thai Dubai Football Club, for their kind support and active participation in the said event. The Royal Thai Consulate-General also stands ready to fully support activities for the happiness and harmony of the Thai community in Dubai and the northern emirates of UAE.