WATCH: Events This Upcoming Weekend – Jan 8-10, 2016 – around Thailand and China
Join us as we look at events this upcoming weekend, Jan 8th to the 10th, 2016, in Thailand & China. Our host, Patchari Raksawong, will take you on an adventure highlighting this weekend’s scoop of thing’s to do:
13th Phuket International Boat Show
First up we have the 13th Phuket International Boat Show, which will have over 60 yachts on display, bringing together over 250 brands and 120 exhibitors making it the biggest boat show of its kind in South East Asia. This year the show will run from January 7th to 10th at the Royal Phuket Marina and is expected to attract a record 5,000 visitors from around the world, and is definitely worth a visit if you are planning a trip to Phuket this weekend.
Black Mountain Charity Golf Tournament
On January 9th Hua Hin will once again play host to Black Mountain Charity Golf Tournament. Now in its fifth year, the event has established itself as one of the premiere golfing and charitable events in the Kingdom and features an 18-hole game on one of Thailand’s best and most challenging courses followed by an awe-inspiring gourmet barbecue dinner served by international team of renowned chefs. The event, which takes place on Thailand’s National Children’s Day, aims to raise funds to support the education of underprivileged children and to date has raised more than 14 million baht.
Pai Reggae & Ska Music Festival
Pai has long been known for its laidback, alternative vibe making it a favourite destination for travellers exploring Thailand’s North and from the 7th to 9th of January the picturesque town will be hosting the 10th annual Pai Reggae & Ska Music Festival, featuring big name Thai and Foreign reggae artists including T-Bone, Job 2 Do, Sugar Ray, Conrad Crystal and many, many more. So if you’re in the north off Thailand this weekend you really must make your way to Pai for a weekend of chilled beats and some seriously cool vibes.
Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, China
Finally, this week the world famous Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival will kick-off in China’s Northeast. Running from January to February each year, a temporary city of stunning sculptures and exquisite snowy spires dot the landscape around Harbin, bringing tourists flocking to the city from around the world to gaze in wonder at their frozen beauty. So if you don’t mind braving the chilly climate, this really is a festival not to be missed.
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