"Songkran Festival to Inherit Thai Culture and Wisdom".. 13-15 April at Thai Human Imagery Museum

Monday, 07 April 2014 By  NNT

NAKORN PATHOM, 4 April 2014  - The Chairman of the Thai Human Imagery Museum, Suthee Sribenjachote says the Thai Human Imagery Museum, in cooperation with the Samut Songkhram Tourism Authority of Thailand office, and the Tourism and Sports office of Nakhon Pathom province, along with Educational Institutions, and the public and private sector has organized "Songkran Festivals to Inherit Thai Culture and Wisdom" between 13th-15th April 2014 from 10.00-16.00 hours at the compound of the Thai Human Imagery Museum, Nakhon Chai Si district, Nakhon Pathom province.

The purpose of this festival is to inherit Thai culture from the past to the present. The event is being presented as an ancient Thai village. There will be a Thai band playing distinctive music; A Thai pottery demonstration; a display of rare Baan Celadon ceramic household wares; a display of ancient Thai toys; stalls selling Thai food and desserts; Thai flowers such as the Thai orchid; regional Isan music, and a Buddha image to receive water for the best of luck in 2014. In the afternoon, attendees can water a Thai national artist for more good luck.

Those who seek the origins of the ancient Thai New Year Festival can join in on all three days 13th April 2014 A Show by the Local Isan Pong Lang Band, at Wat Lum Hoey school. 14th April 2014 A Show by the Ramawadee Musical Band, at the Contemporary Thai Music Development Center. 15th April 2014 A Show by the Ramawadee Musical Band, at the Contemporary Thai Music Development Center.

Moreover citizens over 60 years of age can enter the Thai Human Imagery Museum free of charge from 13-15 April 2014.

In addition, the third Thai Music Competition for treble fiddle is being held on 14th April in two categories : primary school students and high school students, with scholarships and trophies to be awarded.

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