Phuket old town festival (2013 photos)

Phuket town is the main location to see a glimpse of local life in Phuket. Phuket old town festival is among the best festivals on the Phuket province. 

This year the festival is held from Thursday 26th until Saturday 28th of February 2015

Everybody are welcome

Phuket old town festival (2013 photos)

 

Agenda for 2015 festival from The Phuket News

February 26

16.00 - Cultural Parade

18.00 - Respect paying ceremony to Guan Yin and the Sea Dragon, plus a music performance from Koh Khai

19.00 - Opening Ceremony by Boonsri Hongsyok accompanied by Governor Nisit Jansomwong and Mayor Somjai Suwansupana

20.30-22.30 - Performances from Municipal school students

22.30 - God Worshiping

 

February 27

19.30-24.00 - Cultural performance from the People's Republic of China, plus local foods and performances from Municipal school students

February 28

19.30-24.00 - plus local foods and performances from Municipal school students

Throughout the three day festival there will also be street shows, performances from artists, local exhibitions and much more.

 

Here is some photos from the Old Phuket town festival 2013

The parade

 

Cultural exchange

Plenty of people

 

Street art

 

The girl just wrote the name of her secret crush to the street. 

 

Something.. well, something

 

Gold covered pole at Chinese temple

Some buildings turn to cartoons

 

It's also a good time for old friends get together and share few beers and laughter. 

 

Entertainment and shows

 

Street music performances

 

Light figures

Thai TV show in making

 

People praying at the water dragon statue at the Queen Sirikit park 

 

The big bang at the end of the festival. 



 

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