King's Cup
Elephant Polo

A highlight of international high society’s annual social calendars and an unparalleled media extravaganza with its gentle giants, sporting excitement and luxurious aura of glamour, the King’s Cup is celebrating its 16th annual tournament. The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament hosts spectators, media and players from across Asia and all corners of the globe to join in celebrating Thailand’s national animal.


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Anantara Announces Dates to Bangkok’s 2018 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

Now in its fifteenth year, the tournament has become one of the biggest charitable events in Southeast Asia with over US$1.3 million (BHT 46 million) raised and donated to projects that better the lives of Thailand’s wild and domesticated elephant population, these include: the world’s first Thai Elephant Assisted Autistic Therapy Project; positive reinforcement elephant training workshops; mahout community development initiatives, and wild elephant conservation.

Bangkok, January 21, 2018 Find Out More News & Events


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