27 January 2020 – Destination Mai Khao Beach Group hosted Phuket’s Biggest Australia Day Celebrations on its national day which was held at the M Beach Club on Sunday, 26 January 2020.
On behalf of the Government and the people of the Kingdom of Thailand, Mr. Phakaphong Tavipatana, Phuket Governor alongside with his spouse, Mrs. Sittinee Tavipatana and Phuket Vice Governor, Mr. Wongsakorn Noochukhan were attended the Australia Day event and gave a bouquet to express their heartfelt congratulations the Australia on its National Day and strengthen bilateral relations between Thai-Australia to Mr. Matthew Barclay, Australia Consul-General, Australian Consulate-General Phuket, Thailand.
Throughout the afternoon, saw over three hundred Australian expatriates, Phuket residents and distinguished guests enjoyed the day together, the event featured numerous Australia food stalls, Seafood & BBQ stations, fun games of thong tossing in the dunny, bouncing castle, face painting, pavlova contest. Live entertainments by Phuket Live Radio 9.5 FM, DJ Jason Wilder and band performance by Australian band ‘Colin Illy Hill’.
In addition to the Australia day, The Destination Mai Khao Beach Group raised funds for the recently Australia bushfires efforts, through its raffle prize tickets, live and silent auctions to win numerous 5 stars hotels & resorts around the region. The event has raised almost Two hundred thousand (191,793) Baht and all proceedห will be donated to the Australian Salvation Army in support of communities which have been affected by the recent bushfires.