Phimai Festival and Boat Race

The annual Phimai Festival and Boat Race in Nakhon Ratchasima, held on the second weekend each November, is a wonderful event. It attracts a lot of tourists to join every year. The highlight of the event is the traditional long-boat races which compete in a race that has been taking place here for many years. Other attractions include light and sound presentation at the Phrommathat Ground of the Phimai Historical Park that will tell the story of the glorious period of King Jayavarman VII. There are also the Korat cat competition, Khon or classical Thai mask dance from the Fine Arts Department, a traditional arts and crafts fair, and other cultural performances. There are also lots of stalls selling local products, art objects, pottery, silk etc.

Information: TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office - Tel. 044 213 666 / 044 213 030

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