The 4th Asian Beach Games are to take place at the Saphan Hin Public Park, near Phuket Town. The 90-minute celebration will feature five spectacular performances – Miracle of the Merry Land, Miracle Pearl of the Andaman Sea, Miracle of the Unity Sand, Miracle of the Charming Sunshine, and Miracle of the 4th Asian Beach Games.
The traditional parade of athletes will begin at 1858 hrs. and the lighting of the cauldron is timed for 1938 hrs.
Nearly 2,400 athletes from 43 Asian countries are participating in the Games, which features 26 sports at six venue clusters around Phuket. A total of 42 hotels are accommodating the athletes.
Phuket is one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations. Backed by a long history, the island is home to diverse ethnic groups, cultural and architectural influence, and fine cuisine. These attributes makes Phuket a complete tourist destination that offers a lot more beyond its natural heritage of sea, sand, forest, and world-renowned diving sites.