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The Amazing Colours of Fifa World Cup 2014

The Amazing Colours of Fifa World Cup 2014

Categories: Consumer Fairs > Pets

Address: Future Park Rangsit, 161 Moo 2, Phahon Yothin Rd., Prachathipat, Thanyaburi, Pathum Thani 12110 Thailand See map

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Beautiful fish whose colours match the jerseys of top teams competing in this year’s World Cup tournament will be the highlight of the 26th Pramong Nomklao Fair, which opens today at Future Park, Rangsit. The theme for this year’s edition of the annual expo of fancy fish and rare aquatic animals is “The Amazing Colours of Fifa World Cup 2014”. On display will be species whose markings resemble the colours of high-flying national football teams. They will include the blue streak hap (pla kluay hom in Thai) chosen for its resemblance to the tops worn bythe Brazil team, the red swordtail (pla hang dab) for Spain, the clownfish for the Netherlands, the molly for England, comet for Germany, and the red platy for Portugal. Pride of place will also be given to rarely seen variations developed for their almost transparent hue such as the platinum clownfish, platinum pompadour fish and platinum angelfish. The fair will also feature academic presentations on the lives of various marine animals, an exhibition on medical innovations by the Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital (one of the co-organisers of the event) and quizzes to test your knowledge of the marine world. Fun activities include a crocodile show, the spectacle of a pod of dolphins playing their version of soccer, and watching the antics of a tigerfish which is said to be able to predictthe results of this year’s World Cup. The fair will run until July 6. There is no admission charge. Call 02-958-0011.

  • Period

    June 30, 2014 to July 06, 2014

  • Open days

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • Service hours

    11:00 to 21:00

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  • Address

    Future Park Rangsit, 161 Moo 2, Phahon Yothin Rd., Prachathipat, Thanyaburi, Pathum Thani 12110 Thailand

  • Phone number

    +66 (0) 2-958-0011 

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