26th to 28th September
The Royal Thai Embassy in corporation with Queen Sirikit Museum of Textile, Thai Airways International, Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Office of Commercial Affairs and the Association of Thai Businesses in the UK will organise “The Colours of Thailand” festival at Westfield London (Shepherds Bush) between 26 – 28 September 2014.
The ‘Colours of Thailand’ festival will take place at the sprawling 1,000-square-metre Atrium Area of London’s largest indoor shopping centre. On Friday and Saturday, the festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 10 p.m. On Sunday, the event will start at 12 noon and finish at 6 p.m.
The festival aims to promote a better understanding of Thailand, Thai tourism, culture and Thai products to the British consumers. At present, more than 900,000 Britons travel to Thailand each year, making the British travellers among the top three visitors from the European Union to Thailand. As one of the biggest Thai festivals held in the UK, the Colours of Thailand will feature a host of premium quality Thai products, crafts, cuisine and services.
In cooperation with Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, the Colours of Thailand festival will exhibit a fashion show of Thai silk and other textiles which will be up for sale as well. The demonstrations of food carving, cooking, dances and martial arts will also be on stage.
Moreover, the Royal Thai Embassy will showcase the Chelsea Flower Show 2014 display from Nong Nooch Tropical Garden in Thailand at the event. The splendours of the display such as a mock-up of the much revered Emerald Buddha, the Royal Barge, and images of the Thai and British royal families – revealing their close ties.
Visitors to the festival will get a chance to win a pair of round-trip tickets from London-Bangkok-London by Thai Airways International and many more prizes.
The Colours of Thailand is free entry to all visitors.
Organised By : Royal Thai Embassy, Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Thai Airways International, Tourism of Authority of Thailand, the Office of Commercial Affairs and the Association of Thai Businesses in the UK