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May 21. 2018
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The seaside town of Songkhla celebrates the treasures of the deep with the 19th edition of the Songkhla Seafood Festival 2018 turning to Sra Bua, Laem Samila from May 29 to June 9.

Visitors can feast of all kinds of seafood fresh off the boat, including fish, shrimp, crab, shellfish, squid and jellyfish, caught during the 12-day festival.

There will be more than 100 seafood stalls, local Thai gastronomy demonstrations and local shops serving the fruits of the sea daily from 4pm to midnight.

Seafood is the highlight of event, but Thai stars and entertainers are also set to shine with live performances by Pinky Savika, Lamyai Hai Thongkam, Maleehuana, Mike Piromporn and others.

Other activities include a local art performance and the Miss Samila 2018 beauty pageant.

The Songkhla Seafood Festival is hosted by Songkhla City Municipality, the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Thai Health Promotion Foundation to promote Thai gastronomy and food tourism in a city famed for the freshest seafood in the Kingdom.

This upcoming festival is themed “No Alcohol and Styrofoam-free”.

Find out more by calling the TAT Hat Yai Office at (074) 231 055, (074) 238 518 and (074) 243 747, or email:

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