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Phuket to hold “2012 Phuket Moon Cake Festival”

September 27, 2012

From 28th – 30thSeptember 2012, Phuket City Municipality together with Tourism Authority of Thailand Phuket Office, Old Phuket Cultural Foundation, Phuket Peranakan Association and the Old Phuket Town Community will hold the  ”2012 Phuket Moon Cake Festival “. The event will be held at Queen Suanchaleamprakiet 72nd Anniversary Park on Thalang Road and will start at 17.30.

Miss Somjai Suwansuphana – Phuket City Mayor said, “The Moon Festival has existed for centuries and is held to engage the lives of Phuket’s residents. This year, the Mid-Autumn Day (Moon Festival or Moon Cake Festival) falls on Sunday September 30th and Phuket Municipality has joined together with a network of departments to organize the “Phuket Moon Cake Festival” exhibition which will be held from 28th to 30th September 2012. The event will see the sale of many moon cakes and local dishes, a fair and shows. Also, at 20:49 pm on the night of September 30th will pay tribute to His Majesty the King on the occasion of his 85th birthday. I would like to invite people to join us. The activity is to preserve the culture and tradition of Phuket, which we want to remain forever.”

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