The upcoming 5th Amazing 10 Tribes of Maesai event will showcase the cultures, traditions, clothing, food and lifestyles of ethnic groups that exist around Chiang Rai province, which include Akha, Lu and Shan people. The event is to begin with a parade displaying the different clothing of the 10 tribes and include traditional activities such as Khan Tok dinners. Highlights of the happening will include over 100 OTOP food vendors representing all four regions of the country and demonstrations of local wisdom, medicine and handicrafts as practiced by the tribes.
Mae Sai District Chief, Somsak Kanakam, remarked that the event will underline Thailand’s appreciation of its ethnic groups and help them to preserve their cultures and traditions. It will also boost tourism to Chiang Rai and enhance ties with Thailand and its neighbor Myanmar. Entry will be free throughout the event, to be open 10am to 10pm daily this 8th to 12th December.
Source: National News Bureau & Public Relations