The Natural Beauty and long cherished tradition of Prachuab Khirikhan will be manifested again this year in The “Trip to Prachuab Khirikhan, the 3-Gulf Province of Thailand”, an annual tourism promotion campaign that coincides with the Thai Red Cross Fair.
Taking place between 10 and 19 February 2012 on the beach of the Prachuab Gulf, the event highlights various stage performances every evening including the beauty pageant of over 40 young local ladies from all districts of the province, a mini light and sound show about the history and background of each district as well as concerts from famous Thai stars.
According to the Provincial Governor Mr. Weera Sriwattanatrakul, this year’s opening ceremony will be bigger than previous years’ as it showcases unity and unique characteristics of people from all districts of Prachuab Khirikhan through colorful parades decorated by different plants, fruits and flowers grown in the province. The parade will start on the Salachip Road and proceed to the Provincial Hall.
Following the parade is an official opening that consists of a mini light and sound show telling the historical background of Prachuab Khirikhan since the reign of King Rama IV and a story of brave Thai airforce, police, people and youth soldiers who fought against Japanese troops during the Indo-China war.
Visitors can also enjoy the sweeping panoramic landscape of Prachuab Khirikhan and its 3 gulfs from a lookout point at the peak of Khao Chong Krajok, which will be decorated by many glittering colorful lights throughout the event.
For more information, please contact the Public Relations Office of the Prachuab Khirikhan Provincial Office at tel. 032 602 019 or the Tourism Authority of Thailand (Prachuab Khirikhan Office) at tel. 032 513 885.