Surin Elephant Round-Up


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Name in Thai: มหัศจรรย์งานช้างสุรินทร์
Date:
16-18 November 2018 | 15-17 November 2019 (TBC)
Venue: Surin Elephant Performance Ground and Si Narong Stadium, Muang District, Surin Province

Surin, the northeastern province is very well known to both Thai people and international tourists as “The Land of Elephants”. It has been presenting the Elephant Round-Up for more than 50 years. The Surin Elephant Round-up usually takes place on the third weekend of November. This year they have events from 16-18 November 2017 with the buffet breakfast for the elephants on 16 November and the round-up on the weekend of 17-18 November.

The Elephant Round-Up begins with an elephant parade through the streets of Surin, and the famous “elephant breakfast”. After that, the shows also include elephant talent competitions, demonstration of the various techniques used to capture and train elephants, a presentation of ancient elephant warfare techniques, a series of shows displaying the strength and skill of the animals.

Surin Elephant Round-Up Show

15 November 2018
08.30 hrs – Rehearsal day
15.00 hrs – The Contest for Elephant Food Decoration

16 November 2018
07.00 hrs – Welcome Elephant Feeding Party
18.00 hrs – Prasat Sikhoraphum “Light and Sound”

17 November 2018
08.30 hrs – Surin Elephant Round-Up Show 2018
18.00 hrs – Prasat Sikhoraphum “Light and Sound”

18 November 2018
08.30 hrs – Surin Elephant Round-Up Show 2018


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Article source: http://www.thaifestivalblogs.com/surin-elephant-round-up/

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