Songkran Festival & Living Organic Garden – Songkhla 10-22/04/23 Fest/Agri

Songkran Festival & Living Organic Garden – Songkhla 10-22/04/23 Fest/Agri

In het kort:

Soort werk
Festival, Landbouw
10 t/m 22 april
Aantal deelnemers
10 (5 mannen en 5 vrouwen)

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Joining the festival – During the Songkran festival, the participant will be a part of the
festival as an international participant. The participant will help the local people to prepare
the celebration of the festival. You can bring a performance from your own country to
perform during the festival including a music instrument to show at the festival. The
participant is also expected to create a performance in the festival with the villagers.
Kitchen garden – The participant will work in the small farm as a kitchen garden. They can
renovate and plant some vegetables for making the food in the future

Stay at Learning Home or with a local home stay (shared room with other volunteers).
Volunteers expect to cook with Thai ingredient. Internet can be used at the school or local
government nearby

Local temple, Floating market

Thai New Year season called “Songkran” will be held on 13-15 April. Songkran is an important
custom for Thai families, community and religion. It is also very popular with visitors. Thai
people will prepare themselves for the beginning of the New Year by cleaning their houses and
prepare celebration the festival in the local temples and communities. There are many
activities during the festival including the water splashing, the bathing rite for Buddha images
and the monks, and the performances for all 3 days. Moreover, local foods that it is not easy to
find in the normal day will be provided by the local people. Everyone can get join in the
celebration and festival.
VSA has organized this workcamp for 8th times to support the festival and celebrating Thai
traditional New Year with the international participants by collaboration with the local temple
and community. This year, VSA hope that we can continue to help the local preparing the
festival, and exchange the culture.


Songkran Festival & Living Organic Garden – Songkhla 10-22/04/23 Fest/Agri




Soort werk






Aantal vrijwilligers

10 (5 mannen en 5 vrouwen)


18 t/m 50 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

฿ 9500 (Thaise baht)


Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van ฿ 9.500. (Ca. € 260)