General Tanasak Patimapragorn (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs) with the winners of People’s Choice Awards Thailand 2017; The cast of Muay Thai Live celebrate with the award; The cast of the show with Mr Sakchai Pattarapreechakul (President, NCC), Mrs Viwan Karnasut (Managing Director of Thai Show 2013 Co. Ltd) and Mr Nathapol Karnasuta (Director – Corporate Sales of Thai Show 2013 Co. Ltd).
Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives wins Best Show at the People’s Choice Awards Thailand 2017. The popular stage show located at Asiatique The Riverfront, sets a record by winning the prestigious award for three consecutive years (2015, 2016 and 2017).
The awards launched by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in 2015, are presented to 14 categories of popular tourist attractions, activities and services in Thailand. The winners are based on votes by Chinese travellers who have visited Thailand. It is estimated that over 3.2 million Chinese tourists cast their votes this year.
His Excellency General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Thailand, was the guest of honour at the gala award ceremony, which was held on Monday, June 12, at the Mueng Thai GMM Live House, Central World.
Representing Muay Thai Live was its Board of Director and NCC President, Mr Sakchai Pattarapreechakul and Managing Director Mrs Viwan Karnasut.
“I would like to congratulate the team for taking home the award three years in a row. This is nothing, but the result of hard work and dedication of a group of people. For Thai people, this is our legend and our culture, and we proud to preserve it for future generations.” – Mr Sakchai Pattarapreechakul
“This win means everything to me – we are able to give the best of Thai culture, which is Muay Thai, to all, especially Chinese tourists. I love Muay Thai, and I my hope is for everyone to appreciate this art form across the world.” – Mrs Viwan Karnasut
“It’s a great honor for all of us and more importantly, a testimony to how culturally rich and beautifully layered the art of Muay Thai is. We are very grateful to have had the opportunity to tell the amazing history of Muay Thai through theatre performance!” – Mr Ekachai Uekrongtham, Director, creator and writer of Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives.