Water festival in New Taipei City draws thousands

Water festival in New Taipei City draws thousands – focustaiwan.tw, April 10, 2011
…The water splashing festival, or Songkran, originated in four Buddhist-majority Southeast Asian countries — Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos — where it was usually held in mid-April to mark the start of the traditional New Year.
Sunday’s event in New Taipei City was held on Huaxin Street, Zhonghe District, where most of the residents are of Myanmar heritage…

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