The Phuket World Musiq Festival kicks off tomorrow at Saphan Hin, Phuket Town, from the 2nd to the 5th December 2011. Phuket Festivals are a great time to visit the island, and this festival promises to be one of the best, in honor of the 84th birthday of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej, which falls on the Monday.
Opening tomorrow (2nd Dec) with a performance from the Phuket Symphony of Youth and finishing off on 5 December with leading Thai artist Naowarat Pongpaiboon performing the “Father of Love” celebration for the king, visiting the festival is a must for locals and tourists alike.
Every day from 4pm to midnight, you can take in some great gigs from Thai artists and bands such as Lanna Commins, KoKaiNaiSon, Na Yong & Team, Nga Caravan’s, and the Phuket sea gypsy band ‘Uruk Lawaoi’.
Aside from the Thai artists, there are also lots of Worldwide Music choices with the likes of Batucada, Americana, renowned sintir player Hassan Hakmoun, and Todd Tongdee’s troupe Hammapan, performing at the festival. This will be a special time for Phuket Island, with yet another festival for the people while at the same time honoring HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej.