Friday, March 18, 2011

Laem Panwa Festival

Laem Panwa Festival took place last weekend.

The festival began with a competition between the ex-pupils of Laem Panwa School. They took a ‘long-tail’ boat out on the water to see who could catch the biggest fish. The rule for this competition was that they could only use a rod.

Urai’s husband Surasak came second – he caught a barracuda! (Urai works at Kantary Bay Hotel)

This was followed on the next day with a fishing boat race.  The race started at the Phuket Aquarium and the fishermen had to circumnavigate Lon Island and return.  Froid was the winner!

The whole festival was followed by a traditional barbecue and party in the Phuket Aquarium car park – including karaoke, games, drinks and food and lots of fun.


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