On from 3-31 July, the lively festival is being held to support the Phuket Sandbox programme.
‘Colourful Phuket Brings Back the Happiness’ Festival began with a grand opening at Patong Beach on 3 July, 2021, and the Phuket Old Town area on the 4 July, 2021. This initiative by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), which was jointly organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and Phuket Province featured a various entertainment line-up from fireworks, live music, sea sports, art installations, and food truck cuisine that will run right through to the end of July.
“The Colourful Phuket Brings Back the Happiness” Festival has been timed to coincide with the July launch of the Phuket Sandbox programme and to provide the first of what we hope will be many, many tourists returning to the island with fun and engaging activities to enjoy,” said Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor.
The grand opening at Patong Beach, the most famous of all Phuket’s beaches and a tourist favourite on 3 July, 2021 ran from 15.00 Hrs. onwards with local food trucks serving delicious cuisine followed by fireworks and a fire show entertainment from 19.30-20.00 Hrs., lighting up the evening in a dazzling fashion. The 4 July, 2021, grand opening wowed the audience with a ‘projection mapping’ light and sound show from 19.30-20.00 Hrs. at the Peranakannitat Museum Phuket located in the heart of the Old Town area at the intersection of Phuket and Phang Nga Roads.
‘The Colourful Phuket Brings Back the Happiness’ Festival continues with the following schedule, at different locations around the island:
Week 1 (3-9 July): Colourful art installations and recycled art displays at Patong Beach and the Old Town District along with local food trucks and mini concerts.
Week 2 (10-16 July): Surf and sea sports activities with colourful photogenic displays and great beach vibes at Kata Beach, and sunset yoga at Promthep Cape.
Week 3 (17-23 July): Digital art installations and street music at Patong Beach.
Week 4 (24-31 July): Projection mapping art and street music at the Old Town District.
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