Surin Elephant Round Up (24 - 25 Nov)

images from Bangkok101
This is an annual event and is based on the history of the Surin people who were trained as a Mahout.

Ban Tha Klang is a small village near to Surin who are famous for these skills, initially the great animals were used for battle but the Kui tribe have since taught the elephants to do other things in their villages.

What is most popular for this Festival though is the; acrobatic stunts, basketball, painting, football, polo and a plethora of other things

Bangkok 101 have the full information here.

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