The “Ban Krut Sand Fantasy Festival” will take place at Ban Krut Beach in Bang Saphan district, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, some 240km south of Bangkok, on April 13-15.

Tourism authorities and the Municipality of Tambon Ban Krut have been cooperating to organise the festival with a view to attracting tourists, stimulating local economy and promoting creative folk arts of Ban Krut community.

Held in conjunction with the Songkran festival, Tambon Ban Krut has planned a variety of activities for visitors such as the Grand Sand Fantasy Sculpture Exhibition prepared by native sand artists and counterparts from Vietnem, in collaboration with artists from the King Mongkut Institute of Technology Ladkrabang.

Free sand molding workshops are available for kids and their families.

Apart from taking part in the conservation of Songkran tradition, visitors will also be able to experience way of life of fishermen living on Ban Krut Beach.-VNA