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Southeast Asian Countries Celebrate New Year Water Festival

Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia are celebrating the water festival to mark the New Year according to the traditional lunar calendar.
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People play with water as they celebrate Myanmar New Year Water Festival in Yangon, April 12, 2016.
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People play with water as they celebrate Myanmar New Year Water Festival in Yangon, April 12, 2016.

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw, center, sprinkles water to a performer during a ceremony to mark the country's annual water festival at Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, April 12, 2016.
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Myanmar President Htin Kyaw, center, sprinkles water to a performer during a ceremony to mark the country's annual water festival at Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, April 12, 2016.

Performers take part in a traditional dance during a ceremony to mark the Myanmar water festival at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, April 12, 2016.
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Performers take part in a traditional dance during a ceremony to mark the Myanmar water festival at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, April 12, 2016.

A boy and an elephant splash each other with water during the celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok, April 11, 2016.
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A boy and an elephant splash each other with water during the celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok, April 11, 2016.

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