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Krabi Culture, Cuisine Showcased at Aug. 26-30 Arts Festival

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The arts, culture and cuisine of Krabi will be showcased starting Wednesday at the southern town’s Mud Crab Sculpture Park.

The Aug. 26-30 “Visit Art City, Taste Delicious Food in Krabi” event is being organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Krabi Province’s cultural and commercial offices, Krabi Chamber of Commerce, NSTDA, and provincial health and safety authorities.

Many activities will be showcased in the event; such as, the famous contemporary art fair of Krabi Province and “The Street Art” of Southern province groups.

Exotic local culinary fare will be highlighted by a diverse range of restaurants, both local and international, including halal dishes, designer dishes by hotel chefs and fresh seafood from the Andaman Sea. All the food outlets have committed to avoid use of Styrofoam containers.

About 100 local enterprises have signed up as exhibitors to display locally-made products.

The event’s highlight will be a light and sound show called “Light Up Your Life” featuring multicolored balloons and water fountains. There will also be a concert by famous artists including New-Jiew, Getsunova and Ake Chokechai.

In addition, TAT is giving away cash vouchers worth 100 baht for spending at the event.

Tourists who have registered with the “We Travel Together” app will receive a 40 percent discount on accommodations, a discount coupon worth 600 baht spending money a day, which can be used for food and entrance fees to participating attractions, and a 40 percent refund of the air ticket up to 1,000 baht.

For, more details, please check out “We Travel Together” website or call TAT at 1672.