IFMA Friendship Gala Cruise

21 Dec

by FTX (2009-12-21)

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The growing popularity and success of muaythai was celebrated on a Friendship Gala Cruise, which had been organised by the World Muaythai Council and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur. The dinner cruise took place against the beautiful setting of the Chao Praya river, Wat Pra Kaew and Wat Arun where over 700 people from 90 countries followed the invitation as it was also the Muaythai Awards Night, presented by the President of the WMC General Chetta Thanajaro, the President of IFMA Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan. The evening’s program was hosted by Thai TV celebrity Sai and Stephan Fox, IFMA General Secretary.

This year’s Humanitarian Awards went to the Jamaican Muaythai Federation and RISARC for their under privileged school programs and for donating over 3,000 computers to schools in the Caribbean.

Blackhawk World Entertainment was honoured for organising the qualification rounds and the King’s Cup Challenge.

The Singapore Muaythai Accosiation was honoured for the hard ground work towards making The Contender Asia Season 1 a huge success.

All international referees were also been honoured for their hard work and for keeping the sport fair and safe.

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