Patong Carnival 2011

Posted on December 15, 2011

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The countdown to Phuket’s annual Patong Carnival is over. The six-day event began at 9am today with ceremonial offering of food to monks at Loma Park on the Patong beachfront.

After the alms-giving ceremony, at 10:15am the sea of vendors at the park opened their stalls to sell food and drinks.

The Phuket Flying Club will join the opening festivities with an aerobatic display by Les Vorosmarthy in his world-class EXTRA 300 stunt plane at 1pm and a repeat flyover at 5pm today.

The airshow will return to the Patong skies at 1pm tomorrow and Saturday.

For tourists and locals alike, the main attractions will start at 5pm with the traditional Patong Carnival Parade.

The parade will start from Phang Muang Sai Kor Road and continue on Prachanukhro Road. It will then travel along Thaweewong Road (the beach road) until it reaches the football pitch next to Loma Park.

The opening ceremony for Patong Carnival 2011 will commence at 7:50pm.

For music lovers the entertainment begins later in the evening with concerts being held concurrently on both stages.

On the beachfront stage next to the police box at the end of Soi Bangla from 8pm will be a live concert by popular Thai country music singer Tai Oratai and traditional performances by students from Wat Hui Pom Nok Municipality School in Songkhla.

On the second stage set up at the football pitch next to Loma Park from 9pm will be the hugely popular southern Thai singer Baowee and his band performing live.

During the six day festival, the pubic and tourists will be entertained by elaborate parades, light show, traditional Thai dance performances, live contemporary music, and “saving the environment” activities at Patong beach.

15 Dec 2011

  • 09.00 Ceremony of food offerings to the monks at Loma Park.
  • 10.00 Product Booths located in Loma Park opening. Thai local cuisine and seafood located along Patong beachfront opening.
  • 17.00 The Patong Carnival parade will include many shows sponsored by the public and private sectors. It will start at Soi ton and go to Prachanukhro Road. It will then move to and travel along Thaweewong Road (the beachfront road) until it reaches the end at the football field, next to Loma Park.
  • 19.50 Opening Ceremony Phuket Carnival at Patong 2011
  • 20.00 Stage 1 : A beachfront stage next to police box at the end of Soi Bangla Traditional Performances by Wat Hui Pom Nok Municipality School. Live Concert
  • 21.00 Stage 2 : Live Concert at the football field next to Loma Park.

16 DEC 2011

Saving the environment on Patong beach and under water with a program titled
“Beautiful Beach & Clear water, Patong cares for the environment”

  • 08.00 Arrival of the attendances on Patong beachfront stage. (Opposite of Patong seafood restaurant)
  • 09.00 Opening Ceremony Saving the environment on Patong Beach Program.
  • 19.00 Stage 1 : A beachfront stage next to police box at the end of Soi Bangla Traditional Performances by Wat Hui Pom Nok Municipality, SongKla School and Live Concert.
  • 21.00 Stage 2 : Live Concert at the football field next to Loma Park.

17 DEC 2011

  • 19.00 Stage 1 : A beachfront stage next to police box at the end of Soi Bangla Traditional Performances by Tha sala Prasit Seksa School and Live Concert.
  • 21.00 Stage 2 : Live Concert at the football field next to Loma Park.

18 DEC 2011

  • 19.00 Stage 1 : A beachfront stage next to police box at the end of Soi Bangla Traditional Performances by Tha sala Prasit Seksa School and Live Concert.
  • 21.00 Stage 2 : Live Concert at the football field next to Loma Park.

19 DEC 2011

  • 19.00 Stage 1 : A beachfront stage next to police box at the end of Soi Bangla Traditional Performances by Hantao rungseeprachasun School. and Live Concert.
  • 21.00 Stage 2 : Live Concert at the football field next to Loma Park.

20 DEC 2011

  • 19.00 Stage 1 : A beachfront stage next to police box at the end of Soi Bangla Traditional Performances by Hantao rungseeprachasun School, Fashion show and mini Concert by QUIKSILVER
  • 21.00 Stage 2 : Live Concert at the football field next to Loma Park.
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