The 27th ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival
Date: 1-2 September 2012
Venue: Mueang District, Yala
Thai people love the sweet cooing sound of doves and believe that the birds bring good luck to the owners. Those birds with qualities specified by ancient texts are believed to bestow great wealth and honour on their owners. This festival features a competition in which the participants come from all over Southern Thailand, as well as from neighbouring countries; such as, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Brunei. There are contests to find the most beautiful cage and demonstrations of cage-making, displaying the local wisdom.
Highlight: The major highlights are the competition to find the dove with the most melodious and sweetest cooing sound and the red-whiskered bulbul singing competition.
Contact: TAT Call Centre: 1672
TAT Narathiwat Office: Tel. 66 7352 2411
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