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Phimai Festival
   
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Phimai Festival  

November

Contact Details : TAT Tel. 0 4421 3030, 0 4421 3666, 0 4447 1617, 0 4447 1121
Category : Art and Culture

The province of Nakhon Ratchasima, in collaboration with the TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office, the Fine Arts Department, as well as, other related agencies, is organizing the annual 2010 Phimai Festival, scheduled to be held during 10 14 November, at the Phrommathat Ground of the Phimai Historical Park and banks of the Chakkarat River, Amphoe Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima province. Disclosed by the Director of TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office, Mr. Auttaphol Wannakij, the highlights of the event will include a light and sound presentation, Dances beyond d the Mun River, that will tell the story of the glorious period of King Jayavarman VII.(12-14 Novembe, The event will also comprise traditional long-boat races during 13 14 November, on the banks of the Chakkarat River and Mun River. These boats are the longest and straightest ones in Thailand. In addition to this, there is the Korat cat competition, Khon or classical Thai mask dance from the Fine Arts Department, local art and cultural performances, as well as competition of renowned food of Phimai. The Director also reassured that tourists will enjoy the warm hospitality of the people of Phimai, as well as, hear the story of the grand Phimai Sanctuary from the Phimai Witthaya Schools students. Sales of local products and various fun-filled performances are also available. For further information, please contact the Phimai District Office, Tel. 0 4447 1617, Phimai Municipal Office, Tel. 0 4447 1121 (ticket reservation), or TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office, Tel. 0 4421 3030, 0 4421 3666, Website: www.tat.or.th/nakhonratchasima E-mail: tatsima@tat.or.th
 
 
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