O5 September 2009 – Vice President of PPAO Chawalit Na-nakorn, PPAo’s administrative officers, PPAO’s council, and PPAO officers attended Por Tor Festival 2009 Bansaan Fresh Market.
This is an ancestor’s festival of the ethnic Chinese that falls on the seventh Chinese lunar month. Special foods, flowers and candles are prepared to the ancestor’s altars. Cakes in the shape of turtles are made from flour. It is an important merit-making festival.
Dr Khunying Kalaya Sophonpanich, Ministry of Science and Technology chaired the opening ceremony of the festival.
Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana, Govenor Wichai Praisa-ngob,and Phuketians attended the opening ceremony.