On the next 16th and 17th of March, the World Annual Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony 2018 will take place! This 14th edition will be under a celebration sign with more than 1800 international disciples who will come to Ayutthaya. Waiting for it, here is some information and the program on the event.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce the 14th World Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, planned this year on the 16th and 17th of March. 1800 international disciples of the Muay Thai are coming from over 60 countries are expected for this event.
Muay Thai is much more than just a sport in Thailand, it is a cultural pride full of traditions. You wish to know more about it? We actually wrote an article on it, just here!
Like a normal local event in Thailand, the annual Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony will propose several activities and stands, among those: the traditional and delicious typical Thai dishes, a lot of handmade shopping, Muay Thai souvenirs and some cultural and historical lessons.
Thai local cultural experiences will also be there, such as the ancient arts of Yantra tattooing and Yantra calligraphy, plus Aranyik sword making from Ayutthaya’s famed sword village.
Thai martial art performances are also interactive with audience members. Indeed, participants will be invited to realise an “energy test” through several Muay Thai exercises like kicking a banana tree, punching limes and chopping water … 🙂
Some pictures of the press conference that took place in the Tourism Authority of Thailand this Wednesday 07th of March in Bangkok:
This official event and program can be found here.