Pattaya is better known for tarts than arts, so kudos to whoever for coming up with the idea for an arts festival. The emphasis was on painting, and the emphasis on the emphasis was spray painted graffiti; but there was plenty to look at, once you had battled through the usual stalls selling assorted tat.

A side road had had walls painted white, and then graffiti artists of various nationalities were let loose:

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On Beach Road there were large panels erected on which spray paint was again the main medium, but with some more traditional methods also being used:

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There was a live band, food trucks, and some strange creations on the beach:

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Given all the crafts practised in Thailand, it would have been good to see more variety; but it was an enjoyable stroll down the beach on a Saturday afternoon. More today if you are interested, starting from 1600.