There are three main objectives of this years festival. The development and conservation of the culture, to promote the old town area, and to encourage residents to promote Phuket Old Town.
In addition to the street acts and performances, the four main streets used will have themes attached to them. Thalang road will about the past, Krabi road will be about the present, Phang-Nga road will be about the future and Dibuk road will showcase items like food, handicraft and clothes by the Peranakan Association.
On the last day there will be worship and prayers by devotees at the Hai Leng Ong open space near the Dragon Park. So if you're there and would like to view a different side of Phuket and its traditions, now is the time to do so and head over to Phuket old town to catch all the action of the festival.