‘Regional OTOP Festival’ is Currently Underway in Phuket Town

Phuket –

The annual ‘Regional OTOP Festival’ which is being held until July 2nd at Saphan Hin in Phuket Town is expected to generate at least 30 million baht.

The festival was officially launched on Monday night (June 27th) and led by the director general of the Community Development Department Mr. Aunsit Sampantarat and the Phuket Governor Naroong Woociew. The festival is being held from June 26th to July 2nd, 2023. Mr. Aunsit told the Phuket Express that the festival is aimed to boost OTOP (One Tambon/Village One Product) and the regional economy.

This year the campaign is called ‘Wisdom and Innovation’. There are more than 300 shops selling local products and food from regional areas around Thailand in an air conditioned dome. Live performances are also present every night on a stage. The festival is expected to generate at least 30 million baht.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.