Mr.Tri Akkaradecha, Phuket Governor, opened Heroines Monument Fair on March 13th, 2012 at Thalang Victory Field (Khok Chana Phama) in Thalang, Phuket.
The fair will be held up to 3 days starting from March 13th to March 15th. There will be a performance based on the history of two heroic sisters, Thao Thepkrasattri and Thao Srisoonthorn. The number of the actors is 1,000 in total including Mr.Tri Akkaradecha and the students from Phuket Rajabhat University and schools in Phuket and Phang Nga. Some other performances are based on local cultures. Also, there will be booths selling food, drinks, and products along the fair.
Chief Administrative Officer of the PAO, Mr.Manop Leelasuthanon, said that the fair is to respect the bravery of the two heroines and the unity of the people to help save Thalang. Also, another aim of this fair is to boost tourism of Phuket by using its history as a medium. Furthermore, Mr. Tri Akkaradecha claimed that it’s another way for teenagers to be proud of their home.