Artists from 15 nations donning their national costumes joined a catwalk in Surin Province to promote the local cultures.

The 8th Surin International Folklore Festival has been held at Surin Rajabhat University. The fashion show, consisting of over 300 models from 15 different countries dressed up in their respective national costumes, was held on January 20th amidst huge crowd. The models also donned wedding dresses, under the concept of "wedding party", symbolizing love to welcome the upcoming season of love.

Participants came from Ukraine, Bangladesh, India (Panjab and Manipur), Philippines, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Israel, Korea, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Italy, and Thailand.

Other activities such as performances related to cultural exchange are also held beginning on January 15 and running through January 25; during which artists, musicians, and performers from different corners of the globe strut theis stuff on stage. Thai performers, meanwhile, present local Thai plays at the event to promote the culture and tourism in Surin.