On 17th January 2014, Mayor of Tambon Paklok – Mr Panya Sampaorat presided over the opening of Yamu Seafood Festival 2014 being held at Ao Yamu in Tambol Paklok, Amphur Thalang, Phuket. Also present at the opening were members of Paklok Sub district Municipality and a large number of tourists.
At the opening of the event Khun Panya said “Yamu Seafood Festival 2014 is being held in order to offer new attractions to the Paklok community, especially Yamu which has is now welcoming a larger number of tourists and Thai expatriates. It is also hoped the event will promote tourism in the community and stimulate Paklok’s economic and community development.”
Activities at the event included a large selection of cheaply priced seafood caught by from the local people, and a range of community cultural products.