Anantara Elephant Polo Exhibition and Celebrity Kick off Game on September 21st, 2007

Travel News Asia Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Thailands popular Kings Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, organised by Anantara Resorts, will return to the hills in 2008 from March 31 to April 6 in the northern-most region of the country known as the Golden Triangle.

This popular event was introduced to Thailand in 2001 and is a charitable event that raises money for the countrys National Elephant Institute in Lampang, Northern Thailand. Hosting the event in the far North ensures that the international spotlight is focused onto a very unique and special part of Thailand, showcasing the beauty of the natural landscape of the Golden Triangle region a natural home of elephants.

 To officially launch the tournament, Anantara Resorts will host a kick-off match at the grounds of the 1st Infantry Regiment Kings Own Bodyguard, in Vipavadi Rangsit, Bangkok on September 21, 2007.

The event is open to the public in the afternoon of the special match of celebrities such as Sririta Jansen, Lt Vantita Lewchalermwongse, M.L.Rangsithorn Bhanubandh, Sunansa Jiramaneekul, Changnoi Kunjara Na Ayudhaya, Kornkanok Yongsakul and many other known faces, seasoned elephant polo players, colourful parades with a mini fashion show and pachyderms will provide a taste of the excitement to come.

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