Phuket festival at Sarasin Bridge to feature mini hot air balloons
PHUKET : A special consequence to attract tourists and generate incomes for local people in Phuket and Phang Nga will be held at the Sarasin Bridge this weekend, with mini hot air balloons as a key drawing card. tourism economics
By The Phuket News Wednesday 20 April 2022, 05:10PM
The consequence, organised by the Phuket Provincial Administration Organisation ( PPAO ), was announced by PPAO President Rewat Areerob at a urge launch held at the Sarasin Bridge yesterday evening ( Apr 19 ) .
The event, called “ Phi Muang Nong ’ south House ( Phuket – Phang Nga ) ”, will take locate at the Sarasin Bridge from Friday through Sunday ( Apr 22-24 ), from 5pm onwards .
present for the press launch last nox were Phuket Vice Governor Anupap Rodkwan Yodrabam, PPAO Vice President Wiwat Jindapol and Naphathorn Hongsasubasakul, Deputy President of Mai Khao Subdistrict Administrative Organisation ( OrBorTor ), along with a host of other officials and stakeholders .
“ The event is to build relationships between the brothers and sisters of Phuket and Phang Nga, and to promote, induce and restore the tourism industry in Phuket, ” Mr Rewat said .
“ The event will help people develop their careers, drive the local economy, circulate income to local people and help restore Phuket ’ second visualize in becoming a first international tourism address, ” he said.
The consequence will feature an octangular build in Sino-Portuguese style to serve as an notice deck for people to enjoy the horizon, and habit taking photos, Mr Rewat explained .
“ In summation, to attract more tourists to come to the event, there will be mini hot breeze balloons for visitors to take pictures with. This will be the first time these will have been featured on the Sarasin Bridge, ” he said. “ Visitors can take photos with a 30-metre-long tunnel of lights, deoxyadenosine monophosphate well as a colored replica of the mini air balloon on stage, ” he said .
There will be more than 40 stalls selling local dishes, fresh seafood and other local products and produce from Thalang, and live onstage entertainment and a fun concert on Friday night, Mr Rewat explained .
On Saturday night the Theidet Thongapichart band will perform. The band is well known among Thais for their birdcall “ Sao Phang Nga, Fah Phuket ” ( Phang Nga girls, Phuket flip ) ‒ a long-familiar local parlance used to simultaneously highlight the quick-changing nature of both Phuket ’ s weather and the temperment of unseasoned Phang Nga ladies .
On Sunday night will be the finalists of the “ Phuket Singing Contest 2022 ”, presented by the Yamaha Phuket School of Music and the Sound Gallery, with contestants singing in two categories : 8-14 years honest-to-god, and 15-18 years honest-to-god .
All people are welcome to join the consequence, Mr Rewat said .
“ A extra endow of a cordate bell will be given to those who take a photograph at the event and share and tag it online. however, there are lone a specify count, only 80 will be given away each day. So all tourists and Phuket residents are invited to come to the event, ” he said.