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15th World Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - March 17 @ 6:00 pm

15th World Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony

The World Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony, held annually at the Ayutthaya Historical Park, allows the opportunity for hundreds of Muay Thai practitioners from around the world to express their gratitude to their masters in the time-honoured tradition known as the Wai Kru ceremony, as well as to celebrate the aged-old martial art of Muay Thai.

This year marks the event 15th edition. Below is the programme for the two-day event.

16 March, 2019

(Open to Public)

14.00 – 18.00 Hrs.      Miracle Muay Thai Festival at Wat Langkha Khao (opposite Wat Maha That), organised by the Professional Boxing Association of Thailand and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

16.00 – 18.00 Hrs.      Demonstration of Thai handicrafts including Yantra tattooing, Yantra writing, Aranyik swords making, Thai martial art performance, and energy testing through ancient Muay Thai boxing drills; such as, kicking a banana tree, punching limes, chopping water, etc., Thai food stalls, and Muay Thai boxing souvenirs. Thai martial art performances: sword, pole, and sword fighting.

17 March, 2019

(Open to Public)

13.00 – 17.00 Hrs.      Miracle Muay Thai Festival at Wat Langkha Khao (opposite Wat Maha That), organised by the Professional Boxing Association of Thailand and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

15.00 – 17.30 Hrs.      Demonstration of Thai handicrafts including Yantra tattooing, Yantra writing, Aranyik swords making, Thai martial art performance, and energy testing through ancient Muay Thai boxing drills; such as, kicking a banana tree, punching limes, chopping water, etc., Thai food stalls, and Muay Thai boxing souvenirs. Thai martial art performances: sword, pole, and sword fighting.

17.00 Hrs.                   Thai martial art performances: sword, pole, and sword fighting. Meet and greet with famous Muay Thai boxers.

17.30 Hrs.                   The procession of the Chairperson of the ceremony, Muay Thai masters, and Muay Thai boxers to the ceremonial pavilion.

18.00 Hrs.                   The ceremony to pay respect to ancient Thai kings and warriors who protected the sovereignty of the land; namely, King Naresuan the Great, Phrachao Suea, and Phraya Phichai Dap Hak, with a Wai Kru dance performed by all participating Muay Thai boxers.

(For Invited Guests Only)

19.30 Hrs.                   Welcome reception.

20.30 Hrs.                   Thai cultural performances “Amazing Thailand.”

21.00Hrs.                    End of the ceremony.

Details

Start:
March 16 @ 1:00 pm
End:
March 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Venue

Ayutthaya Historical Park
Mueang, Ayutthaya