12th Kite Fair to Take Place in Cha-Am

12th Kite Fair to Take Place in Cha-Am
12th Kite Fair to Take Place in Cha-Am

The sky in Cha-Am will be kite-studded with kites of the 12th Kite Fair which takes place between 9 and 11 March 2012 at the Rama VI Military Base.
Hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Phetchaburi Provincial Office, the Air Support Division to the Naresuan Border Patrol Police Headquarters, the Rama VI Military Base, the Sports Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage and the Kite Flyer Association of Thailand, this event aims to preserve and foster traditional Thai art and culture, promote local culture among foreigners and encourage more Thai visitors to travel to Cha-Am in March.
With the concept of fun sports and music, the 12th Kite Fair highlights an exhibit of Thai kites from 4 regions of Thailand, a display of international kites, competition of Chula and Pakapao kite flying, a show of ‘daredevil’ kite flying with background music, a contest of creative kites, an evening show of kite flying, a workshop on hand-making kites and a kite market. Additional activities are Kite Clean Sea, a show of energy saving toys and a rally to promote tourist sites in Cha-Am. The event also encourages students to take part in a contest in which kites are used to decorate and beautify a garden.
One of the “Travel throughout Thailand every Month” projects launched by TAT, the 12th Kite Fair will help boost more income to local people in and next to the event area.
Further information of this event is available at www.thailandkite.com or
on Facebook: Cha-Am Kite Fest 2012 or the TAT Headquaters’ Activities Division at tel. 02 250 5500 ext. 3476 or the TAT, Phetchaburi Office at tel. 032 471 005-6 or TAT Call Center at tel. 1672.