Amazing Surin Elephant shows coming up next month

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SURIN – Amazing Surin Elephant shows will be held in the northeastern province next month.

Surin provincial Governor Atthaporn Singhawichai announced today that the Amazing Surin Elephant shows, designed as a tourism promotion campaign, will showcase the province’s elephant-raising and indigenous identity as well as the way of life of the mahouts; a lifestyle which has been passed down in families over the centuries. 

This year’s event will feature a welcome for 300 elephants returning to Surin province, large tables of food for elephants, an occasion which may be viewed as the world’s biggest ”elephant buffet”, mock elephant hunting and other arena performances.

The event is scheduled from 13th November until 24th November 2015 in Surin Province. The Amazing Surin Elephant shows are an annual event held in association with the Thara Red Cross Fair.

Interested members of the public may seek more information from the Surin Provincial Office, tel. 044 512039 and 044 521358, or visit www.surin.go.th.. There’s also the Surin Provincial Administrative Organization, tel. 044 511975, or the Sikhoraphum Subdistrict Municipality, tel. 044 561243 and the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Surin Office, tel. 044 594447-8; e-mail: [email protected]