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TAT worries about Songkran copy

A Singapore company’s decision to host its own version of a “Songkran” festival in the city-state, next month, has prompted the Tourism Authority of Thailand to consult with other state agencies to see if legal action can be taken to protect Thailand’s cultural heritage.The Singapore “Celebrate Songkran 2014” is being organised by a private company and not the state’s tourism board. The event will be held at the Padang, an open field opposite Singapore’s City Hall 12 to 13 April. Water splashing will be limited to the park area only.

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