The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the Royal Thai Army, and WBC Muay Thai will conduct the inaugural Amazing Muay Thai Festival in the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan to promote the Thai fighting sport to tourists and foreigners.
The Amazing Muay Thai Festival will be hosted in the Hua Hin area of Prachuap Khiri Khan from February 4-6, 2023, according to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Narongpan Jitkaewtae. The festival features local and international tournaments, training instruction from renowned boxers, seminars, an exhibition on renowned boxers, and a display on the history of Muay Thai.
According to Gen. Narongpan, the wai-kru ceremony, a traditional practice in which pupils show tribute to their professors, would be one of the most exciting events. On February 6, 5,000 Muay Thai boxers will participate in the world’s largest wai-kru ceremony, which will set a Guinness World Record.
Muay Thai camps in Hua Hin, Muay Thai-related inventions, and sporting goods for tourists and people interested in the Thai fighting sport will also be featured at the event.