Topic: Weeklong Thai New Year Festivities at iThai Georgetown
Weeklong Thai New Year Festivities at iThai Georgetown
M Street Restaurant to Ring in New Year for 7 Days with Feature Menu and Traditional Festivities
Washington, DC – Wednesday, April 13 marks the start of Songkran — the celebratory weeklong Thai New Year. In keeping with the Thai tradition of observing the holiday with festivals and rituals for an entire week, iThai is bringing the celebration to Georgetown with some of these traditions between Wednesday, April 13 and Wednesday, April 20.
During the New Year week, iThai will offer a special New Year menu, featuring iThai’s most authentic recipes: Sai Oua (Northern style Thai sausage), Salted Fish Fried Rice and Cantaloupe Sago (made with tapioca and coconut milk).
From April 13-16, traditional Thai dancers will perform the four ritual New Year dances. Ceremonies will begin at 5 p.m. each evening.
• April 13 – Blessing Dance
• April 14 – Manorah Buchayan Dance
• April 15 – Fon Khun Dok (Flower) Dance
• April 16 – Finale Blessing Dance
The restaurant will offer standard happy hour specials and be open for regular dining, take-out and Happy Hour during the week of New Year celebrations. To learn more about iThai, please visit http://www.i-thairestaurant.com/dc/home.php or follow on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ithairestaurant.DC/?fref=ts.
WHO: iThai Restaurant & Sushi Bar
WHAT: Thai New Year
Traditional New Year Menu
WHERE: iThai Restaurant & Sushi Bar
3003 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
WHEN: Wednesday April 13- Wednesday April 20
Authentic Thai Dancers April 13- April 16
*Dances begin at 5 p.m. each night*
There is no admission fee to partake in the New Year festivities at iThai.