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Buddhist New Year a splash in Thailand

Visitors to Thailand are celebrating Buddhist New Year with Water Festival and overtaking the streets of Bangkok.

Last Modified: 13 Apr 2013 13:00
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Many people in Southeast Asia are celebrating the Buddhist New Year.

In Thailand, the anniversary is marked by the Songkran Water Festival, which is popular with locals and tourists. But some Buddhists believe the message of the day is getting lost as celebrations overtake the streets.

Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports from Bangkok.

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